Native to New England, this patriotic colored breed can be found in 38 states; it has been successfully populated in areas as far west as Texas. In the United States this breed is the most plentiful and hunted of the turkey species. Mature Toms can reach four feet in height! In the winter, these birds have been known to live in groups upwards of 200. Check with your local wildlife agency if permits are needed for releasing game birds before placing your order. Average mature weight: Toms 20 lbs., Hens 12 lbs.