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Broad-breasted bronze turkeys growing for Thanksgiving turkeys for sale.
Heritage Auburn turkeys

How to Cook a Heritage Turkey Hen

  Turkey has a tendency to cook unevenly – the breast being so high in the air becomes dry and the legs are usually over cooked and soggy because they sit in the bottom. The easy way to correct these … Continue reading

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Chef June’s Chicken Noodle soup

Today I made one of my favorite childhood dishes – chicken and home-made noodle soup.  For the first time in my adult life, I decided to purchase  a natural pasture raised heritage chicken from Denwally Farms to use for making … Continue reading

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Turkey Day

How was your thanksgiving turkey? I hope everyone had a fantastic experience with theirs. Here’s how mine went… The turkey I cooked was a 20 pound Broad breasted Bronze. The day before cooking, I rubbed it all around with my … Continue reading

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Turkeys are outside!

Yes, last week we moved the turks to a new shelter outdoors. They sleep in the shelter at night and then are allowed to go outside of the shelter in the daytime. There is an electric poultry net fence that … Continue reading

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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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