Relative Size. One of our largest and heaviest birds; smaller than a Trumpeter Swan; about twice the size (and four times as heavy) as a Ring-necked Pheasant. goose-sized or larger Measurements. Both Sexes; Length: 43.3-45.3 in (110-115 cm) Weight: 88.2-381.0 oz (2500-10800 g) . The Eastern Wild Turkey is the biggest of the five subspecies of turkeys that inhabit North America. Adult male turkeys, also known as a gobbler or tom, average 4 feet (122 cm) in height and weigh up to 25 pounds (11 kg) and on occasion have been known to weigh up to 35 pounds (16 kg).
Domestic turkeys have grown in size and have lost the ability to fly. They are more tolerant of humans and are accustomed to handouts from feeders. Description: Size: The wild turkey is the largest North America game birds. On average, male turkeys weigh about 18 pounds. The largest wild turkey on record weighed 37 pounds. Females are smaller and duller. They weigh between 8 to 10 pounds. We've been charged by an angry turkey before and it was no joke!) Whether you belong to a ham family or turkey family, the plus size wild turkey costume is the perfect disguise to drag out for every holiday. Become a wild turkey on Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, and a random Tuesday in September, it's completely up to you!Brand: FUN Costumes.
The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) is a national nonprofit conservation and hunting organization that has worked for the conservation of the wild turkey and preservation of the hunting tradition since 1973.