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Broad Breasted White Turkey Breed Profile and Characteristics

Broad Breasted White Turkey Breed Profile and Characteristics

Poultry
The broad-breasted white turkey is a breed of domestic turkey from the United States. This domesticated turkey is used commercially for its meat. The breed was developed by crossing the white Dutch turkey breed and the Bronze turkey. And it has become the dominant turkey breed on the market, plus this breed is the one most Americans know about. Before the development of the breed, the Bronze turkey breed held the dominant position in the turkey market. However people began to prefer the broad-breasted white turkey in the early 1960s. Breeders began to prefer the breed because it produced a cleaner carcass, this general breed of white turkey was admitted to the Association’s Standard of Perfection. American Poultry Farming in 1874. The broad-breasted white turkey or large white turkey...