Nine Turkey Facts You Might Not Know

Here is a list of turkey facts that may astound you and hopefully inspire you to raise some of your own.

| 2013 Guide to Backyard Chickens

  • red snood on a turkey
    A turkey's snood changes shape depending on its' mood and if it's displaying or not.
    Photo Courtesy National Chicken Council
  • a handful of turkeys
    Herding turkeys is almost impossible because they will separate and gather as a group in a different location.
    Photo Courtesy National Chicken Council

  • red snood on a turkey
  • a handful of turkeys

Jennifer Sartell shares her experience with raising turkeys. From pointing out differences between chickens and turkeys, to mistaking her turkeys for intruders, she outlines nine turkey facts that surprised and amused her. Did you know a turkey’s head changes color and its snood changes shape depending on its mood?

Read the full article: For all nine turkey facts, read Jennifer's blog, Turkey-isms.





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