The Slate or Blue Slate variety is named for its color, which is solid to ashy blue over the entire body, with or without a few black flecks. It is also called the Blue or Lavender turkey. The Standard weight for a young tom is 23 pounds and 14 pounds for a young hen. Since, however, the Slate has not been selected for production attributes, including weight gain, in years, many birds may be smaller than the standard. Careful selection for good health, ability to mate naturally, and production attributes will return this variety to its former stature.
We are a small farm operation raising goats, poultry, rabbits and produce. We are specializing in "heritage breeds" and "heirloom varieties" and most of our production is utilizing "pasture raised" or "free-range" management. (more...)
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Wild Hare Natural Farm is dedicated to providing truly flavorful heritage poultry that is raised free range on Non-GMO feed and without antibiotics. We sell both fresh and frozen. American Bresse chicken Red Ranger chicken Delaware chicken Royal Palm turkey Blue Slate turkey (more...)
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Wayward Lane Farm is a sustainable family owned and operated farm that uses organic methods to grow both vegetables and pastured meats. We are located 30 minutes south of Indianapolis near Bargersville. (more...)
Vintage Hobby Farm's goal is to bring back Heritage breeds into farming and to grow and provide locally and natural grown Heirloom produce to families who wish to support local farms and the community while also teaching children the important concept of family farming. (more...)