Snood (anatomy)

Beard. In anatomical terms, the snood is an erectile, fleshy protuberance on the forehead of turkeys. Most of the time when the turkey is in a relaxed state, the ...

Snoods and Wattles? A Turkey's Story | Blog | eNature

Nov 22, 2010 ... Wild Turkeys are interesting creatures with complex social systems. ... 2010 by eNature. A Male Wild Turkey showing wattles, snood and beard

What's A Snood? A Wattle? Talking Turkey About A Popular Bird ...

Nov 22, 2011 ... Wild Turkeys are interesting creatures with a unique appearance, a complex social ... A Male Wild Turkey showing wattles, snood and beard

Know your Turkey Parts | TPW magazine | November 2005

Both sexes have spurs, although on females, the keratinized appendages ... According to the National Wild Turkey Federation, the snood has no known function.

Turkey Snoods - The Infinite Spider

Nov 22, 2014 ... What is a turkey snood and why do turkeys care? ... Jakes and Gobblers both have beards or modified feathers that dangle from their chest ...

Beards, Spurs and Snoods: Field-Judging Wild Gobblers | Gary Lewis

Differences between young and old and male and female wild turkeys.

20 Surprising Turkey Facts You Should Know Before Thanksgiving

Nov 20, 2014 ... A hen is smaller, weighing around 8 to 12 pounds, and has no beard or spurs. Both genders have a snood (a dangly appendage on the face), ...

Wild Turkey

Page with pictures of Wild Turkeys. ... Wild Turkey, Meleagris gallipavo ... retracted snood, and the angle of the photo leaves it unclear whether there is a beard, ...

Snoods, Caruncles and Wattles…Oh My! | Curbstone Valley

Jun 25, 2010 ... Turkey wattle. The wattle in turkeys is thought to serve a similar purpose as in chickens. ... Another feature that is unique to turkeys is the beard.

Pin the Beard on the Turkey - A Kid's Heart

Pin the Snood on the Turkey! Now, where is Tom Turkey hiding without his snood ? Use the mouse to drag the turkey's snood and let it go where you think Tom ...

Popular Q&A
Q: Where is the turkey's snood?
A: under the turkey's chin Read More »
Q: What is the purpose of a turkeys snood?
A: flap of skin that hangs over the turkey's beak. Turns bright red when the turkey is upset or during courtship. Read More »
Q: What is a snood and beard?
A: The beard on a male turkey is a prominent tuft of bristles going downwards fr... Read More »
Q: What is the purpose of a turkey's snood?
A: The purpose of a turkey's snood is to show that he is a healthy, sexually Read More »
Q: When do hen turkeys lose their snood on the bill?
A: no they do not loose it, unless another turkey pecks it off :( Source(s): raised tons Read More »