- Nov 13, 2010
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- East Texas
I'm starting my breed research......
There are many turkey breeds available throughout the world. But not nearly as many turkey breeds as there are chicken breeds or duck breeds. Although, there are still enough varieties to choose from.
https://ohio4h.org/sites/ohio4h/files/imce/animal_science/Poultry/What%20type%20of%20turkey%20is%20best%20for%20small%20and%20backyard%20poultry%20flocks_%20-%20eXtension.pdfRoyal Palms have the least filled out breast of the turkey varieties.
By raising heritage breed turkeys you acknowledge the importance of preserving genetic diversity. However you need to understand the challenges too.