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Sweetgrass Turkey

Other name(s):
 Ronquières Turkey; Yellow-shouldered Ronquière Turkey

Scientific name: Meleagris gallopavo

Country / Place of origin: Belgium

History: The Sweetgrass Turkey is a tri-colored bird which has a heavily marked royal palm pattern with chestnut red. In Belgium, this color pattern is believed to have existed since the 16th century, and is known as the Yellow-shouldered Ronquière Turkey.

Owners say:
beautiful breed, good growth rate, heritage breed
Overall review
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4.7 (3)
We have been raising this breed for about 5 years now...
Review by: awhitva (0) April 12, 2015 06:29
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1 photo
White Mountains
I own a heritage flock of Sweetgrass Turkeys and am e...
Review by: White Mountains (2) updated November 15, 2012 11:01
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3 photos
Brian Nelson
Bot two of the girls sitting on eggs. Another beautif...
Review by: Brian Nelson (4) May 14, 2011 21:21
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