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What kind of turkey

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Chickfever, May 9, 2009.

  1. Chickfever

    Chickfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    am I??

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  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I'm no expert but for fun...i'd say a bronze! [​IMG]
     
  3. ShadyGlade

    ShadyGlade Chillin' With My Peeps

    I also vote for bronze.
     
  4. Chickfever

    Chickfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you think he's the standard or bronze breasted? I'm wondering if his girls eggs will be fertile.....
     
  5. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    Quote:do you know about how much he weighs? I think to be a bronze breasted i read he has to be like 35 lbs??
     
  6. Chickfever

    Chickfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sure don't. Is that the only way to tell the difference?
     
  7. farmerlor

    farmerlor Chillin' With My Peeps

    Looks like a Standard Bronze to me-where's Steve?
     
  8. Harp Turkey Ranch

    Harp Turkey Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bronze for sure

    you can tell by the band of bronze/copper color on his wings and the tail feathers also will have a band of bronze on them with white tips.

    Plus his size is a give away for sure when comparing to a wild.
     
  9. Chickfever

    Chickfever Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Will a broad breasted try to mate with the hens? Our girls will lie down for him and he at least tries......

    I'd love to figure out if he's a bb or standard bronze.
     
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    If that is a 1 yr old tom I say it is a standard. At 30 weeks my BB bronzes weighed in at 70lbs dressed. I have 2 in my freezer.
     

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