Breed Spotlight: Broad-Breasted Turkey

Breed Spotlight: Broad-Breasted Turkey

Breed Spotlight: Broad-Breasted Turkey The broad-breasted turkey is what most people recognize as the classic white Thanksgiving turkey. These turkeys are commonly available in a few different color varieties; white, bronze, and rarely, black.  Early History The...
How To Process Your Own Turkey

How To Process Your Own Turkey

How To Process Your Own Turkey In late 2022, many of us in the United States are keenly aware of the escalating food prices, and often a lack of food on store shelves. So many people have taken it upon themselves to secure their food as much as possible. Homesteading,...
Hatching Heritage Turkeys

Hatching Heritage Turkeys

Hatching Heritage Turkeys The Collection I started my turkey journey 3 years ago and currently own a flock of 8 Bourbon Red Heritage turkeys which includes 2 toms and 6 hens. Since toms are so protective and territorial, I do have to house the toms individually in...
Raising Broad Breasted Turkeys for the Table

Raising Broad Breasted Turkeys for the Table

Raising Broad Breasted Turkeys For The Table Raising broad breasted turkeys for my family table was the next stop on my homesteading journey after owning laying hens. My friends and peers warned me that turkeys can be fragile in their first few weeks of life and to...
History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon

History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon

History of the Presidential Turkey Pardon Pardon the turkey, say what? Today the Presidential turkey pardon is an annual American tradition that is celebrated every Thanksgiving. Many people wonder how this odd tradition came to be. Let’s dive into the history...