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This article from the humane society suggests that the male-female ratio in wild turkeys is generally 1:1 1. It's likely that nothing 'happens' to the male turkeys. Possibly you and your family may be miscounting some males as females; you mention in your comment the big tail feathers, but both sexes have fairly long tail feathers so that may not always be ...


Birth rate cannot increase exponentially with the number of avaliable resourses. Each birth requires some amount of resources, so it increases at best linearly. In reality, there is some limit on how much resources each specie can process, so the birth rate is limited.

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