Black Turkey

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The original Black Spanish turkey made the voyage to the Americas with early European colonists. Once here, the variety was crossed with Eastern wild turkeys, which formed the basis for the Black turkey variety in America, named for its lustrous, metallic black plumage. Up until the early 1900s, Blacks were bred in large numbers along the East Coast, their popularity enhanced by selection for a calm disposition, rapid growth, and early maturation. The Standard weight is 23 pounds for young toms and 14 pounds for young hens. Heritage turkeys like the Black are known for their exceptional flavor and texture.

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bluebarnfarms

  Red House, WV

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...)


Wind Dancer Ranch

  Brooks, CA

We are a family farm using sustainable farming practices. We strive for balance and using natural ways of replenishing the land. Our heritage breeds of poultry and livestock live in rotational pastures and paddocks allowing them to exhibit their natural behaviors. (more...)


Wayward Lane Farm

  Franklin, IN

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...)


Tiny's Organic

  East Wenatchee, WA

Tiny's Organic is a 3rd generation small family farm owned and run by the McPherson family in East Wenatchee, WA. (more...)


The Farmer's Wife

  Bessemer, PA

Located on the Ohio-Pa border, our 100 acre farm has been in the family for generations. Our heritage breeds are naturally-raised on organic pastures. The animals are fed only soy-free, organic grains (no hormones, medication or animal by-products), grown here on the farm plus all the green grass, clover and bugs they can eat. (more...)


Stony Brook Valley Farm

  Granby, MA

Stony Brook Valley Farm raises hens and meat poultry on pasture in the Stony Brook Valley of Granby and Ludlow, Massachusetts. We produce our own feed from freshly-milled organic grains. Our chickens live in mobile coops during the spring, summer, and fall, and we move them twice a week though our pastures and woodlands. (more...)