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Animal Ethics

Animal Ethics

Turkeys


Varietal range difference

Physical characteristics

Size Up to 1 000 tall
Weight Male, 8kg - 15kg. Female, 4kg - 8kg.
Weight at birth 40g - 60g
Incubation period 28 days
Range of breeding ages From 7 months in well-grown poults
Life span 5-9 years
Body temperature 39.5°C (+/-0.5°C)
Heart rate 180-340 beats/minute
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