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what kind of turkey breed is it

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by turkeybreeder, Jun 26, 2010.

  1. turkeybreeder

    turkeybreeder Songster

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    they told me they were narragansett turkeys but am not sure the feathers are dark to be narragansett
    please let me know thank you


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  2. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Songster

    Jun 8, 2010
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    looks like a spanish does not look like the narragensetts i have.
     
  3. Can't see the true color that good, but it appears brown, like a bronze to me.
     
  4. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Songster

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    Quote:Yup just what I was thinking. It looks like our bronze.
     
  5. gobblecluck

    gobblecluck In the Brooder

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    not sure but it looks like my bronze teenagers
     
  6. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Songster

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    Narragansetts and bronzes have very similar colors for the first 3 or 4 weeks, but the Narragansetts get appreciably lighter by 7 or 8 weeks. The don't all lighten up at the same rate, but your turkey looks at least 7 weeks old and at the very least there should be some light gray on the upper back and the secondary flight feathers should be much paler. One of my 7 week olds is already completely Narragansett colored, while others only have streaks of lighter gray. But yours looks like a st. bronze.
     

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