what breed is this tom?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by bkvail, May 6, 2009.

  1. bkvail

    bkvail Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you tell what breed this Tom turkey is? I wish the pic showed his whole body, sorry. He is supposedly 30-40 lbs and a year old.
     
  2. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bronze
     
  3. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If he is 30 to 40 lbs at 1 year he is a BB bronze.
     
  4. bkvail

    bkvail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:so is it possible it's a Broad-breasted bronze then? Or would it be a standard Bronze?
     
  5. bkvail

    bkvail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:darnit. Oh well, I'll keep looking!
     
  6. Jeff9118

    Jeff9118 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes its possible but you would have to go by wieght they also tend to be more front heavy and dont stand up as straight.
     
  7. bkvail

    bkvail Chillin' With My Peeps

    well, I found out the owner got him from a farm/feed store as a poult last year, so he's most likely a BBB. I want a mate for my BBB hens, so I am going to pass and keep looking for a smaller tom. I have responded about a Narrangansett tom - hopefully he's still available [​IMG]
     
  8. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where are you located?
     
  9. bkvail

    bkvail Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:northwest Washington in Skagit County.
     
  10. Harp Turkey Ranch

    Harp Turkey Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yup that is a bronze.

    would need a another picture that is farther away to tell.

    As far as weights if he is 40+ lbs at a year more then likely he is a BB bronze.

    Our Wishard Bronze tom is 30+ lbs and he is only 11months old,
     

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