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Turkey Facts - Names, Biology, Senses & Statistics - About.com
The common names used for the number or type of turkey changes depending on the age or gender of the animal. For example, male turkeys are called toms, ...
Wild Turkey Species Trivia and Fun Facts - Birding and Wild Birds
Adult male turkeys are called toms and females are called hens. Very young birds are poults, while juvenile males are jakes and juvenile females are jennies.
Wild Turkey Vocabulary - Birding and Wild Birds - About.com
Male wild turkeys have much more elaborate features than females, with their larger wattles, broad tail fan and "beard" on the chest, and males are generally ...
Readers Wildlife Photo Gallery - Wild Turkeys - Animals and Wildlife
This photograph of wild turkeys was submitted to the Reader's Wildlife Photo Gallery by Hayley.
Wild Turkey - Meleagris gallopavo
Male wild turkeys are polygamous and will mate with several hens in the same year. Hens incubate one brood of 8-18 eggs per year in a ground nest in tall ...
Profile of Wild Turkey - Hunting - About.com
Wild turkeys have long legs and their feathers are quite dark. Some of the feathers actually have an iridescent appearance, and can be quite lovely. The male is ...
How to Raise Turkeys - Small Farms - About.com
Turkeys can be a fun, profitable addition to a small farm or homestead. They are usually raised for meat, although some people like to keep a tom (a mature male  ...
Wild Turkey - Hen - Birding and Wild Birds - About.com
A female turkey is called a hen, and she is quite different from her flamboyant male counterpart in this dimorphic species. Females do the majority of incubation  ...
Turkey Terminology - Label Terminology and Definitions.
Prior to the advanced breeding on today's farms, hens provided more breast meat than their male counterparts. Today, most turkeys are bred to provide ample  ...
Wild Turkey - Tom - Birding and Wild Birds - About.com
Male turkeys, also called toms, are large, round birds with powerful muscles and colorful plumage. They are most easily recognizable by their tail fans, “beard” of ...
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