those things on male turkeys' chests that look like horsehair tassles

Wild turkeys, anyway. I have not looked into whether domestic turkeys also sport these strange adornments.

What is it and what’s it for? (My husband says it’s a necktie.) You can see an example here.

It’s a beard , Helena.

Shot one yesterday, that sported an 8 inch beard.

from donkeyoatey’s link:

I would just like to say…




Thank you very much.