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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 ...
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 ...