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Measuring Turkey

Discussion in 'Beginners' started by pir^2h, Nov 13, 2019.

  1. pir^2h

    pir^2h Retrievers give you the bird

    I am getting a couple turkeys already skinned. How does one go about measuring them for the right size body?

    Vic
     
  2. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

    Weighing them helps, but isn't 100%. I keep a couple of mannikins in stock, and test fit. A McKenzie GBF 36, or a Shane Smith STK-1 fit most of my 18-20 pound birds. It's way better to be a little small on form than large. I use 4-6 tubes of silicone on most birds.
     
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2019