When the turkeys are approximagely six weeks of age, they begin the growing cycle.

On some farms they have combined brooding/grow out barns while on other farms the birds are moved from the brooding barn to grow out barns.

The grow out barns are larger as turkeys require more space during the growing cycle. The turkeys will remain in these barns until the birds grow to between eleven and seventeen weeks of age, when they will reach their desired market weight. Hens are typically grown for the whole bird market while the toms are more likely grown for the further processed market.

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