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.
TURKEYS AND SO MUCH MORE... My farm name comes from the types of turkeys I breed: Bourbon Reds, Blue Slates, and Midget Whites. These are the same varieties that have been raved about in taste tests and are featured in Slow Food USA's Ark of Taste. I have been breeding heritage turkeys since 1998. (more...)
The mission of Raven's Haven is to provide shelter, food and care for all creatures - be they feathered, furry or human. We do this in unity with others of like mind and spirit whom have inspired us to grow, stretch and live to our absolutely fullest. Eggs are food. In a time when (more...)
Specializing in heritage breeds without the use of any corn, soy or wheat. We are G.M.O.-Free and antibiotic free, growing slow-grown, free-range, foraged poultry, pastured meat and heritage eggs as nature intended. Certified Humane and Ethical Handling! Voted #1 C.S.A. in Southern California by CBS-LA(more...)
Providence Creek Farm (formerly Chicken Worth Eating) is a farm located in Clarence Center, NY. We are a family farm run by the Gehl family. We raise pastured Chickens, Pigs, Rabbits, Eggs, and Turkeys. (more...)
The best way to describe us a family farm using sustainable practices to make a living providing good, nutrition filled food for ourselves and our customers. Since 1990 we have been selling fruits and vegetables at the Orange City Farmer's Market that are grown without chemicals on our farm. (more...)
At Plum Creek Farm you will find three generations working side by side to bring you the freshest, highest quality local foods. Our farm has been in the family over 100 years and we are dedicated to protecting our land and caring for our animals. (more...)