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BELTSVILLE WHITE

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AREA OF ORIGIN:  America

CATEGORY:  Turkey

 

CLASSIFICATION

CODE

MASSES

BREED CODE

RING SIZES

Light

 

 

700

 

Old Turkey Tom

42

7kg to 10kg

 

F – G

Old Turkey Hen

44

4kg to 7kg

 

E – F

Young Turkey Stag

46

5kg to 8kg

 

F – G

Young Turkey Hen

48

3kg to 5kg

 

E – F

 

This is a comparative newcomer to turkey breeds, and was developed in America to meet the consumer demand for a smaller type of bird.  It rapidly achieved popularity in the States, and although adopted by British breeders has now given way to the Small White.

 

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