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.
Naturally, humanely-raised chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, and eggs. I do not and never will routinely use medications on my birds. Instead I implement high standards of care to keep my flocks healthy, and allow them to grow at the rate nature intended. (more...)
Barefoot Farm and Flowers is a small, 17 acre family farm located in Clatskanie Oregon. We are dedicated to preserving some of the heritage breeds of livestock that have worked so well for many small farms in the past. We believe in raising our animals the way nature intended. (more...)
Who: The Milicia Family (Bare Paws Farm) has been gardening and growing since we moved to our homestead in 2005. Since then we've been learning, practicing and preparing. Now we've expanded our acreage, and we're ready to grow for YOUR family! What: CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is YOUR garden on our land. (more...)
Back Forty Acres LLC is located in Sylvan Twp near Chelsea MI. Our family has been farming this land since 1864. We are proud to carry on the tradition. We raise several types of animals, all with a pasture base in mind. All natural, no chemicals, humane and sustainable. This all makes for GOOD FOOD! (more...)
Small family farm raising heritage and rare poulty, waterfowl, and rabbits such as English Orpingtons, Black Copper Marans, Silver Appleyard ducks, Sebastopol geese, Lilac turkeys, and Silver Fox rabbits. (more...)
We are a family run farm located in the Southern Missouri / Northern Arkansas area. Our area of the country is rich in heritage. People of the Ozarks are known for Folk Art and creating things out of necessity. Gardening is also something done in this area out of necessity. Our art and farm are our only means of support for our family. (more...)