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Black Turkey

Overall satisfaction

4/5

Acquired: Breeder,
Bred animal myself

Gender: Both

Appearance

5/5

Temperament

4/5

Meat quality

5/5

Commercial value

4/5

Black Turkeys

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Morrill, Maine, United States

Posted Oct 24, 2009

The origin of this color is unknown but beleived to be from Spanish settlers.  Black-based turkeys make up a lot of historical breeds such as Slate, Jersey Buff and Chocolate.  Due to their original use as commercial breeds, most of these varieties today still have large, meaty frames.

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