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Product Information



Whole Wings
Whole wings will contain 8-10 primary feathers and approximately 12 secondary feathers (barred rounds) and many smaller feathers. Most wings will have an overall length of at least 24 inches. All wings will have the bone removed and be treated with borax. They will be dried. Wings that have bones intact either green or dried are available upon request. Contact us for pricing.



Primary Wings
Primary wings will contain 8-10 primaries depending on the age of the turkey. They will be treated with borax and dried. Primary wings are approximately 18 inches long and 10 inches wide.
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Secondary Wings
Secondary wings will contain approximately 12 barred rounds and many smaller feathers. They are treated with borax and dried. The secondary wing will measure approximately 14 inches in length and 10 inches in width.



Secondary Wing Feathers
Secondary wing feathers a.k.a barred rounds will range in their overall length from 10 to 15 inches. The longest and nicest shaped feathers will be #1 grade while feathers that are smaller and/or the feathers that are longer but flawed slightly will be what is commonly found in the #2 grade.



Barred Leaves
Barred Leaves are the high contast black and white feather that resemble the size and shape of a leaf. They are found on the primary portion of the wing. Barred leaves range in length from approximately 4 inches to as long as 6 inches.



Miniature Wings
Miniature wings are a tuft of about 4 feathers that will remind you of a turkey wing by it's shape. They are located at the leading edge of the primary portion of the wing. They arte approximately 6 inches in length.



Tail Fans- Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande
Tail Fans- Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande There are three sub-species of tail fans offered @ Custom Feathers. The most common is Eastern which will have cinnamon to chocolate brown tipped feathers. Merriam's will feature a range of blonde to platinum white tips on their feathers and the Rio Grande sub-species will be accented with caramel to sometimes blonde tips. All tail fans will contain 18 and occasionally more large , a row of pre-tail skirts, a few bronze flats on the front of the fan and herls on the rear portion of the fan. They have a range in size of 24-30 inches wide and 18-24 inches tall with the Eastern subspecies being at the upper end of these ranges.They will all be treated with borax and are spread and dried. Dried tail fans can be used with the DSD Strutter decoy or with any decoy on the market requiring a real turkey tail fan Tail fans that are not not spread and dried and/or fresh frozen are also available.



Tail Feathers- Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande
Tail Feathers- Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande There are 3 sub-species of tail feathers offered @ Custom Feathers. The most common is Eastern which will have cinnamon to chocolate brown tipped feathers. Merriam's will feature a range of blonde to platinum white tips on their feathers and the Rio Grande sub-species will be accented with caramel to sometimes blonde tips. Tail feathers will primarily range 16-18 inches in length and 2 1/2- 3 1/2 inches in width.



Pre-tail Skirts Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande
Pre-tail Skirts Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande There are now 3 sub-species of pre-tail skirt feathers offered @ Custom Feathers. The most common is Eastern which will have cinnamon to chocolate brown tipped feathers. Merriam's will feature a range of blonde to platinum white tips on their feathers and the Rio Grande sub-species will be accented with caramel to sometimes blonde tips. Pre-tail skirt feathers lie next to the large feathers on the turkey tail. They will primarily range in length from 4-10 inches and 2 1/2-3 1/2 inches in width.



Bronze Flats Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande
Bronze Flats Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande There are now 3 sub-species of bronze flats offered @ Custom Feathers. The most common is Eastern which will have cinnamon to chocolate brown tipped feathers. Merriam's will feature a range of blonde to platinum white tips on their feathers and the Rio Grande sub-species will be accented with caramel to sometimes blonde tips. All bronze flats have a unmistakeable bronze irridescent band @ the top if it's fluffy body. These feathers lie next to the pre-tail skirt feathers on the turkey tail and have a length of 4-5 inches and a width of 2 1/2- 3 inches.



T-Flats
T-flats are very dark in color with the width being slightly more narrow and length very comparable to that of the bronze flat. There are approximately 175 feathers in an ounce of t-flats.



Flank Feathers
Flank feathers are very fluffy in nature and will contain various shapes and sizes of feathers. These feathers contain very nice color. There are approximately 150 feathers in an ounce of flank feathers.



Breast Feathers
Breast feathers are a considerably shorter feather that have a very nice irridescent sheen. They will have an overall length of about 4 inches. There are approximately 175 feathers in an ounce of breast feathers.



Herls
Herls are a very fluffy, spindly feather that is located at the rear of the turkey. They will range in length from 4 to as much as 10 inches. There are approximately 150 feathers in an ounce of herls.



Mixed Body Plumage
Mixed body feathers contain a mix of breast feathers, flank feathers, t-flats, bronze flats and herls. There are approximately 150 feathers in an ounce of mixed body plumage.



Wing Trimmings
Wing trimmings are the feathers that are remaining from the secondary wing when the barred rounds are removed. There are approximately 1000 feathers in a pound of wing trimmings.



Painted Feather
Our painted feathers are by artist Dan Miller from Munfordville, Kentucky. Each feather is dated, numbered and signed by the artist. They are matted and framed with the highest quality of materials.



Primary Wing Feathers
Primary wing feathers from the wild turkey have an unmistakeable naturally barred pattern that man cannot equal with the faux barred or any other immitation on the market today. These are the real deal as Mother Nature intended. Available in two grades. #1 grade are what is needed if you are looking for a feather that has near perfect webbing in the heart of the feather and want feathers for arrows that you would be proud to sell. #2 grade are seconds and are suitable for stump shooting arrows,kid's arrows, flu flus, or a reproduction indian arrow where a rustic look is preferred.



Uncut Fletching
Uncut fletching or full-length is a continuous 9" or more strip of top quality and near flawless feather material that is ready to "chop" or "burn' or whatever your application may be. Only our very best quality primary wing feathers are used for this product.



Die-Cut Fletching
Die-cut fletching is available in 3",4",5" and 5.5" lengths. All die-cuts are offered in the parabolic and shield cuts with the 5.5" also coming in banana cut . Again only the highest quality primary wing feathers are used for this product.



6 Complete Wingbones (Raw)
There has been some interest in raw turkey wing bones, so wingbone call makers can control the cleaning and whitening of their finished wingbone calls. Complete wings will be fresh frozen until shipment.



3 pc. Wingbone Sets
3pc. wingbone sets include the large bone (humerus) and the two smaller bones (radius and ulna) from the wing of the wild turkey. They are clean, dry and ready for the construction of wingbone calls.



2 pc. Wing Bone Sets
2 pc. wingbone sets are the 3 pc. set minus the large humerus bone.



3 Bone Yelper
The 3 bone yelper is constructed with all three bones from the wild turkey wing, the humerus, radius and ulna. Wing bone calls are not only a great locator call but can be mastered to perform soft yelps also. This model has the lanyard included.



2 Bone Yelper
The 2 bone yelper is the compact version of the 3 bone yelper.It is built with the radius and ulna bones only. This is our field model.



Jake (Juvenile Tom) Tail Feathers Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande
Jake (Juvenile Tom) Tail Feathers Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande There are 3 sub-species of jake tail feathers offered @ Custom Feathers. The most common is Eastern which will have cinnamon to chocolate brown tipped feathers. Merriam's will feature a range of blonde to platinum white tips on their feathers and the Rio Grande sub-species will be accented with caramel to sometimes blonde tips. Jake tail feathers are smaller and more delicate than regular adult tail feathers since they come from juvenile turkeys. They will range from 10-16 inches in length and 1 1/4 to 2 1/4 inches in width.



Ringneck Pheasant Tails
Ringneck pheasant tails range in length of a maximum of 24 inches for the #1 grade to a minimum length of 12 inches for the #2 grade.



Turkey Biots
Turkey biots are the leading edge only of turkey primary wing flight feathers and the fibers are very coarse. The overall length is approximately 10 inches.



Ringneck Pheasant Pelts
Ringneck Pheasant pelts have an overall length of 30 inches or more including the tail for the #1 grade and 25 inches or less for the #2 grade with the tails ranging in length from 14 -24 inches depending on the grade.



Matched Pair Turkey Secondary Wing Feathers
Matched pair turkey secondary wing feathers have an overall length of 10-12 inches and a width of 2 1/2-3 1/2 inches. A matched pair will consist of one feather from each the right and left wing from the secondary portion of a turkey wing that are similar in size and structure.



Matched Pair Turkey Tail Feathers
Matched pair turkey tail feathers have an overall length of 11-14 inches and a width of 3-4 inches. A matched pair consists of one tail feather from each the right and left side of the turkey tail that are similar in size and structure.



Fly-Tying Combo
A fly-tying combo consists of one matched pair of turkey secondary wing feathers and one matched pair of turkey tail feathers.



Tournament Darts
Tournament darts are constructed with solid wood shafts and natural barred turkey fletchings. Each set will include 3 plastic safety points and 3 extras to be used with the more modern electronic dart boards.



Muted/Mottled Secondary Wing Feathers
Muted/Mottled Secondary Wing Feathers are the same size and shape of the regular secondaries and they come from wild turkeys, however their pattern range from a muted barred pattern to mottled splotches of brown, cream and white.



Primary Wing Feathers with Quill
Primary Wing Feathers with Quill- a.k.a. spikes or pointers have a high contrast of black and white resembling a knife blade. With their quill,they will range in their overall length from 16 to 20+ inches.



Hen/Jake Secondary Wing Feathers
Hen/Jake Secondary Wing Feathers are the smaller version of the secondary wing feathers from adult tom turkeys. They will range in their overall length from 9-13" inches.



Jake (Juvenile Tom) Tail Fans Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande
Jake (Juvenile Tom) Tail Fans Eastern, Merriam's, Rio Grande There are three sub-species of jake tail fans offered @ Custom Feathers.The most common is Eastern which will have blonde to cinnamon tipped feathers. Merriam's will feature a range of blonde to platinum white tips on their feathers and the Rio Grande sub-species will be accented with with caramel to sometimes blonde tips. All jake tail fans will contain 18 and occasionally more main tail feathers with the 4-6 middle feathers of the fan being full sized and the remainder being much smaller and delicate. They will also have a row of pre-tail skirts, a few bronze flats on the front of the fan and herls on the rear portion of the fan all being smaller and more delicate. They also have a smaller overall range in size as opposed to that of a mature tom.They will generally range from 20-26 inches wide to 16-22 inches tall. They will all be treated with borax and are spread and dried. Jake tail fans that are not spread and dried and/or fresh frozen are also available.



Turkey Feet with Spurs
Turkey feet pairs will have spurs that range from 1/4"(jake)-3/4"in length. They will be stored fresh/frozen before delivery to insure maximum flexibility. Turkey feet pairs with longer spurs are available upon request. Contact us for pricing, or visit or ebay store
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Gobbler Accessory Pack
The Gobbler Accessory Pack includes a moderately spread pair of dried primary wings matched for size and pattern and a fully spread and dried adult gobbler tail fan. These are intended for use with the DSD Strutter decoy, but can also be used with any decoy on the market requiring a real pair of primary wings and tail fan.


Jake Accessory Pack
The Jake Accessory Pack includes a moderately spread pair of dried primary wings matched for size that are smaller and a spread and dried juvenile gobbler tail fan. These are intended for use with the DSD Strutter decoy but can also be used with any decoy on the market requiring a real pair of primary wings and tail fan.


Matched Primary Turkey Wings
The Matched Primary Turkey Wing Pairs are matched by size and pattern and moderately spread and dried for use with the DSD Strutter decoy or with any decoy on the market requiring a real pair of primary turkey wings.


Wild Turkey Beards and Brushes
Wild Turkey Beards will be in the 8-10" length range and Brushes will range in length from 3-5 inches. All will be in good full shape with tight fibers. Beards are also available in lots of 4 some with average longer lengths in our ebay store.
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Hen Primary Wing Flapper
Hen Primary Wing Flapper is made from a dried hen wing. Selected for its compact size, striking the flapper in a rapid motion against the hunter's body or other objects,is designed to immitate the sound of a turkey beating it's wings.


Wing Bone Striker Peg
Wing Bone Striker Pegs are designed to be used on all friction type turkey calls such as slate, glass, aluminum and other composites and takes the place of wood or carbon pegs or simply adds a little different sound to your aresenal of turkey calls.













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