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.
Try our variety of freshly harvested, nutritious and delicious fruits and veggies grown with care on our small family farm in Dexter, Michigan. We are not certified organic at this time but everything is authentically grown and visits to the farm to see our operation can be scheduled. (more...)
At Bramble Hollow Farm, we'd love to be your local source for pastured poultry, pastured pork, and eggs from free ranging hens! Specializing in heritage breeds of chickens, turkeys, and hogs we're committed to growing these wonderful animal breeds and to using GMO-free feeds. (more...)
We are a small hobby farm located near New Berlin, Texas. We raise Appenzeller Spitzhaubens, Heritage Rhode Island Reds, Guinea Fowl & Heritage Turkeys. We are located on an idyllic creek where our birds are free ranged and supplemented with a locally sourced no soy, NON-GMO feed! Our birds provide us with many bounties to sell. (more...)
Our path to farming began with the desire to connect with our community and to push the limits of small-farm sustainability. It is our vision to be involved with every stage of the animals we raise and eat. (more...)
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...)