DetailsThe Bourbon Red turkey is named for Bourbon County in Kentucky's Bluegrass region where it originated in the late 1800's. This breed will not grow as large or fast as the Broad Breasted Turkeys. Bourbon Red turkeys are beautifully colored birds. They have brownish to dark red plumage with white flight and tail feathers. Tail feathers have soft red bars crossing them near the end. Neck and breast feathers are chestnut mahogany, and the undercolor feathers are light buff to almost white. The Bourbon Red's beak is light horn at the tip and dark at the base. The throat wattle is red, changeable to bluish white, the beard is black, and shanks and toes are pinkish-red.
Mahogany color with white wing & tail feathers.
Weight: Mature Hen-14-18 lbs. Mature Tom-25-33 lbs.
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