Crested Turkey

A Crested Palm tom
Photo courtesy of Joe Mancini

This is an anomaly that appears rarely in turkeys. Perhaps someone will work with it to develop a crest that breeds true.

Here's an SPPA article on Crested Turkeys

Two more shots of the above tom
Photos courtesy of Joe Mancini

"Miss Cresty" as a poult and grown up
Poult photo courtesy of Nancy Mulligan; adult photo courtesy of Gene Hart

Miss Cresty's dad "Spence"
Spence and his mate each carried Royal Palm, Jersey Buff and Bronze blood
Photo courtesy of Nancy Mulligan

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