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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:47 pm 
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Location: Limerick near Crookwell NSW
Breed: Bourbon Red
Origin: Kentucky, US

History: The Bourbon Red turkey was originally created by the use of the Jersey Buff turkey.
The result of the cross was called the Tuscarora Red. The Tuscarora Red was a smaller breed of turkey and it's body
colour was a much darker, richer version of the Jersey Buff's.
It was only when the Tuscarora developed white flight feathers that the breed was renamed the Bourbon Red.

Description: The Bourbon Red is a smaller variety of turkey. The plumage is a deep red and the wing flights and tail feathers must be white. The Bourbon Red must have both red eyes and red legs.
The Tom weighs 7.25-11.35 kg
The Hen weighs 3.60-6.80 kg


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:48 pm 
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I believe we have a turkey index. I don't know if the profiles are actually done.

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:55 pm 
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There is a section for Turkey breed profiles but none of them had been done, so I thought I should make a start :biggrin:


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:51 pm 
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Thanks for starting this Salmon Faverolles - I have added this thread to the Turkey Breeds Profile List.

Please anyone - add information if you have it!

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