What is a group of turkeys called?

What is a group of turkeys called? Every animal type seems to have a name for the group, so what's a group of turkeys called?

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ANSWER #1 of 13

Try this website for your answer, though Sue90 has a really good list.
http://www.bcpl.net/~tross/gnlist.html


ANSWER #2 of 13

a rafter of turkeys

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ANSWER #3 of 13

I was raised on a farm, so that makes me an expert on anything regarding animals and poop.

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ANSWER #4 of 13

I was raised on a farm, so that makes me an expert on anything regarding animals and poop.

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ANSWER #5 of 13

a rafter flock.

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ANSWER #6 of 13

a 'rafter' of turkeys!

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ANSWER #7 of 13

Flock


ANSWER #8 of 13

I thought Flock



ANSWER #9 of 13

In addition to ravens, A large group of turkeys are also called a "Congress".

I was raised on a turkey farm, and always thought that this was one of the more truthfull terms in avian culture.

Hope this helps


ANSWER #10 of 13

Noisy.. LOL


ANSWER #11 of 13

Having been raised on a farm while growing up I can remember my grand-parents saying a large group of turkeys is called a flock.

Hope this helps


ANSWER #12 of 13

Dear kareem,
Turkeys are Rafters. I've included a few more for you.
Sue

Alphabetically by
Group Name Bird Name
band jays
bevy quail
bouquet pheasants
brood hens
pheasants (family)
building rooks
cast falcons
hawks
cauldron raptors
charm finches
hummingbirds
chattering starlings
clamour rooks


company parrots
congress ravens
congregation plovers
convocation eagles



colony gulls
penguins
cover coots


covey grouse (single family)
partridges
ptarmigans
quail
deceit lapwings
descent woodpeckers
dissimulation birds
dule doves
exaltation larks
fall woodcocks
flight cormorants
doves
goshawks
pigeons
swallows
flock parrots
pigeons
swifts
flush mallards
gaggle geese (on water)
herd cranes
swans
wrens
host sparrows
kettle nighthawks
raptors
knob widgeons
murmuration starlings
murder crows
muster crows
peacocks
mustering storks
nye pheasants (large group)
ostentation peacocks
pack grouse (large group)
paddling ducks (on water)
parliament owls
party jays
peep chickens
pitying turtle doves
raft ducks
rafter turkeys
run poultry
siege bitterns
herons
skein geese (in flight)
sord mallards
spring teal
team ducks (in flight)
tidings magpies
trip dotterel
unkindness ravens
walk snipe
watch nightingales
wedge swans (in V formation)
whiteness swans
wisp snipe


ANSWER #13 of 13

A group of turkeys is called a rafter. A single rafter typically has 20 turkeys in it.

The female turkeys are called hens while the males are called toms. Baby turkeys are poults.


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