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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Southpaw Farm

  Lincolnton, NC

We raise chickens for laying brown eggs, and Black Spanish Turkeys for meat production. All of our flocks are NPIP certified annually and checked for Avian Influenza quarterly. Our flocks are pasture raised with access to everything they would find in a natural environment. (more...)


SlowMoneyFarm

  Nauvoo, AL

Custom growing CSA type farm; slow money, slow food; heritage breeds. We're offering farm shares to serve food choices with produce, meats (USDA small butcher processed), eggs and possibly other items as they mature - nuts, berries, fruit trees. Ground floor, initial people have option to renew. (more...)


Roman's Natural Farm

  Luther, MI

We are a small sustainable farm in Northern Michigan. We do not use any medications, growth hormones or additives. We raise chickens, guineas, heritage turkeys and ducks.(more...)


Red Truck Farm

  Manitou, OK

Red Truck Farm is a 4th generation family farm in southwestern Oklahoma. We work with our arid grassland environment by stocking only resourceful, thrifty heritage breeds that can survive and thrive without a lot of off-farm inputs. (more...)


Red Rope Farm

  Douglassville, PA

Red Rope Farm in Douglassville, PA was started in 2004 by Dave & Kim Day. We began with 2 dozen laying hens and our farm has grown very much since then. We now have about 30 hens, 6 ducks, 3 turkeys, a goat and 12 sheep. We focus on grass feeding at Red Rope Farm because it is most natural for the animals. (more...)


Raven Feathers Farm

  Oakland, OR

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...)