The average adult male wild turkey is between 42 and 45 inches long from beak to tail tip. Domestic breeds of the species differ in size, but the smallest breeds are approximately the same size as turkeys in the wild. More »

A male turkey is called either a tom or a gobbler. Juvenile male turkeys are called jakes until they reach adulthood. Turkeys are the largest game bird that is found in North America. More »

The easiest way to tell male and female turkeys apart is by looking at their feathers. Female turkeys (hens) have brown or gray feathers, while male turkeys (gobblers) have brightly colored feathers. If one can only see ... More »

A male wild turkey weighs between 16 and 24 pounds when fully grown, while an adult female wild turkey weighs 8 to 10 pounds. Raised on farms for human consumption, domestic turkeys range in size from 5 pounds to more th... More »

A jake is a young male wild turkey that can be distinguished from an adult, or tom, by the length of its middle tail feathers. The adult males will have tail feathers that are all the same length, while the younger males... More » states that a castrated turkey is known as a hokie. This word can also be used as an adjective, as a synonym of "fake." More »

A female turkey is called a hen, while a male turkey is referred to as a tom or a gobbler. A baby turkey is called a poult. More »