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BUFF TURKEY

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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN:  America

CATEGORY:  Turkey

 

CLASSIFICATION

CODE

MASSES

BREED CODE

RING SIZES

Medium

 

 

712

 

Old Turkey Tom

42

10kg to 13kg

 

F – G

Old Turkey Hen

44

7kg to 11kg

 

E – F

Young Turkey Stag

46

5kg to 9kg

 

F – G

Young Turkey Hen

48

3kg to 7kg

 

E – F

 

In their day British breeders developed excellent strains of the Buff turkey, which were often reckoned to be one of the best layers among the various breeds.  It was not aptly named as the colour is actually a deep cinnamon brown matching the colour of a dead beech leaf.

 

 

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