Holland White Turkey (Austrian White, British White, Holland White)

 

Holland White Turkey

Whites Turkey

Whites Turkey

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Janice Houghton Wallace
Graycots, 4 Kingston Road, Great Eversdon, Cambridge,
CB3 7HT
UK

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History

Was known as the Austrian White, the Holland White and now often simply as whites. The true Holland White had blue eyes whereas the modern commercial crosses have brown as coloured breeds were intoduced for hybrid vigour, these are often known as Holland Whites just to confuse people further. Many have a black tuft or beard from the breast (males). The flesh is finer grained than on the commercial types.

Characteristics

Males are 18-38 lbs. Females are 14-22 lbs.

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Classification

Heavy

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