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 About how many feathers does a mature turkey have?

Answer Though the exact number varies based on size and gender, most mature adult turkeys have approximately 3,500 feathers on their bodies. Turkeys have a fan-like tail of larger feathers, and their head... Read More »
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How many feathers does a mature turkey have?

The average mature domesticated turkey has approximately 3,500 feathers. Feathers cover most of a turkey's body, with the exception of the head and neck. These feathers allow for short bursts of fl... Read More »
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How many feathers are on a mature tom turkey?

An adult male turkey is called a tom, and a juvenile male turkey is called a jake. By the time a tom turkey reaches maturity, he will have about 5,500 or 6,000 feathers. The feathers provide shelt... Read More »
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How many tail feathers does a turkey have?

Turkeys have 18 tail feathers. Each of these feathers is 12 to 15 inches long. Male turkeys, also called toms, display their feathers--called a fan--as a means of attracting a mate.References:Texas... Read More »
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How many feathers does the average turkey have?

Mature turkeys have about 3,500 feathers and weigh 15 to 30 pounds, depending on whether the turkey is a hen or a tom. Turkey feathers are ground up for animal feed and fertilizer, and can also be ... Read More »
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