Monthly Archives: August 2011

Heritage turkeys

The picture of turkeys at the top of this page is not a picture of Broadbreasted Bronze. They are a very old breed of turkey called Auburn. These turkeys can fly! They breed on their own and hatch out their … Continue reading

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Ailiss

Almost a week has gone by and all but one turkey poult is still doing fine – even Ailiss (pron. eye-less). Ailiss is a deformed turkey poult. Its beak doesn’t match up and it is missing one eye. What is … Continue reading

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Turkeys are here!

38 little broadbreasted bronze turkey poults arrived last night at midnight at the post office. I had ordered 36 and the hatchery sent an extra few “just in case”. One was slightly deformed, but the others are all perfect. It … Continue reading

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