Many people are only familiar with turkey as the food for Thanksgiving dinners held each year. However, it is also possible to have turkeys as pets. Raising them as pets might not be too popular as having puppies and kittens as pets. This article aims to provide you with pet turkey names to get ideas from if you wish to have one as a pet.
There are two types of turkeys, namely Domestic turkeys and Wild turkeys. So, if you are going for a pet turkey, the wild ones are the best. They are smarter and even easier to train as a pet than domestic breeds.
The domestic turkeys are bred for the sole purpose of their meat for annual thanksgiving.
I once had a pet turkey; she was not too friendly with some visitors but was friendly to my family and me; I named her Sandy. In this article, I have compiled a list of over 300 of the best pet turkey names for you to choose or get inspiration from.
Choosing a name for your pet turkey can be challenging and fun. Giving your turkey a name can depend on its personality (color and temper)
Top Pet Turkey Names
Here are the best pet turkey names you can get inspirations from when searching for name ideas for your pet
Variety Names for Turkeys
- An Adult male turkey is called Tom
- While An Adult female turkey is called A hen
- A baby Turkey is called A chick or Poult
- Young male turkeys are called jakes
- Young female turkeys are called Jennys
- A group of turkey in the wild are called Flock
- A group of domesticated turkeys or turkeys on a farm are called A gang or A rafter.
Male Turkey Names
If you have just bought a male turkey and you do not want to name him tom. Below is a list of male turkey names you can get ideas from, and we hope you will love the names.
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Female Turkey Names
A female turkey is called a Hen. However, if you want more name suggestions, below are some female turkey names you can get inspirations from when searching for a good pet name for your female turkey.
- Tre (entree)
- Lil Bit
- Sweetie Pie
- Sweat Pea
Funny Turkey Names
Do you want to name your turkey something hilarious, funny, or maybe unconventional? Here is a list of ideas of funny turkey names.
- Big Bird
- Ugly face
- MRE (Meal Ready to Eat)
White Pet Turkey Names
Are you lucky enough to adopt a white turkey and searching for the best name for your white pet? Here is a list of ideas for white pet turkey names.
Black or Brown Turkey Names
If you have a black or brown colored turkey and you are searching for the perfect name? Here are brown or black pet turkey names.
- Black Bean
Black And White Turkey Names
Do you have a mixed-colored turkey? If you have either the Narragansett or Royal palms breed, I have listed some name ideas. The Narragansett breed has plumage with black, tan, grey, and white. While the Royal palms are white-colored breeds with a sharply metallic black on the edge of their feathers. Here is a black and white turkey name:
Bronze Turkey Names
Here are a few ideas and inspirations for naming your bronze-colored turkey
Bourbon Red Turkey Names
Here is a list of the best red turkey names.
- Carrot Top
- Lady Bug
- Pepper Ann
Will turkeys kill each other?
Two male turkeys can fight till death but in rare cases. However, it is advised not to keep poults together with adult turkeys until they are bigger, as the adults can quickly kill them.
Can two tom turkeys live together?
Two tom turkeys can live together, but it is best to separate the male turkeys housing from the female turkeys.
Are turkeys hard to raise?
They are not hard to raise. In terms of their feeds and taking care of them, they differ a bit from chickens. Raising poults requires more time and energy-intensive than chicks.
Conclusion: Pet Turkey Names
If you wish to buy a pet turkey and you’re worried, be calm as turkeys are not evil or bad. You need to do lots of researches to know which breed of turkey will survive in your environment.
To ease your stress in coming up with name ideas, I have helped you list over 300 pet turkey names for you to choose from, and you will love it. If you love this article, why not share it with your friends!
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