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.
Piney Woods Ranch is a Certified Naturally Grown Farm in northeast Texas. We raise heritage, slow growing breeds. Whether they are chickens, turkeys, or pigs our animal breeds are chosen for their heritage status and how well suited they are for our climate. (more...)
We are a family farm established in 2008 on 10 acres near the Ice Age Trail. We currently raise sheep, beef cattle, pigs, chickens, turkeys and ducks. As well as, eggs and seasonal produce. Our emphasis is on Heritage breeds. We do not use hormones or antibiotics. Animals are pasture feed or have locally grown, all natural grassy hay. (more...)
My daughter has always been interested in animals and from a very young age wanted to be a pet doctor. In recent years, she's also been interested in having a farm one day. We started off our flock in Asheville in 2011 with six Barred Plymouth Rock hens. (more...)
Olympic Pastured Poultry specializes in heritage breeds is a single farmer operation, our poultry is brooded and pastured at Delta Farm, in the Dungeness Valley, Sequim, WA. We grow pastured chickens, turkeys and geese for our CSA poultry members and farmers markets. (more...)
We are a family owned farm managed by Sharon and George Purtill. Our main farm is located along the banks of the Connecticut River at the intersection of Tryon Street and Old Maids Lane. We are among the largest certified organic farms in Connecticut. We farm on a rotational 86 acres certified for organic production by the USDA. (more...)
Night Sky Farm, a Grade A Dairy and Cheese Room has a new CSA Program! I call it the Farm CSA and it really is. You will be able to have your fresh raw milk, goat and cow cheeses, butter, Fresh Eggs, Pastured Chicken, Natural Rabbit, cut garden herbs/flowers and of course our soap products! (more...)