I’ll admit, the title of the article is a bit of click-bait. COVID-19 has no effects on poultry, well at least not directly.Continue reading “COVID-19 leading to smaller turkeys”
Today we welcomed 25 turkeys to the farm. They’ll spend the next four months with us in their deluxe accommodations where they’ll have access to the great outdoors and the pristine views of our pasture. They’ll eat gourmet meals consisting of bugs and insects as well as premium non-GMO feed.
If you are interested in any of these turkeys, they’ll be looking for new homes just before Thanksgiving.
One of our turkeys was being picked on and just like with chickens, it never ends well if you allow the other birds to continue picking on the victim. This hen was getting pecked in the head and ended up with an open wound.ead more
The Thanksgiving turkeys have roughly two months left before they’re ready.
We had a great crop of clover this year as part of our pasture mix. The turkeys enjoy snacking on the native grasses and enjoying their GMO-free feed mix.
The turkey poults have moved to their new home and are now enjoying their diet of bugs and insects while living on chemical-free pasture. They’ll enjoy the sunshine in their mobile coop while they develop into juicy, delicious Thanksgiving meals.
I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts the other day and interviewed a doctor about his latest book. It was a good interview and one point he mentioned stuck with me.
80% of the antibiotics produced are used on animals, not humans. Let that sink in for a minute… 80%.
We wanted to take a moment to share some of the delicious turkey photos that we received.
Some families smoked their turkeys, some roasted them in the oven, a few even deep-fried them. Some families brined them, others injected them with marinades or sauces. Continue reading “Delicious Turkey Photos”
As Thanksgiving approaches each year, it’s always a mix of emotions on the farm. We’re incredibly thankful to live a great life, and for everything that we have. We are thankful for our health, our friends, our family, and our customers.
But we’re also a bit sad. Continue reading “Thanksgiving: A mix of emotions”
It’s nearly Thanksgiving and the turkeys are huge!
Take a look at the tom in this picture. I’m not sure what he’s going to weigh once he’s processed, but he looks huge to me. Hopefully it’s not just all feathers.