Heritage turkeys

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by phoenixmama, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. phoenixmama

    phoenixmama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I haven't gotten responses over in the turkeys section...

    So, how long is too long to wait to process heritage turkey breeds? I don't want them to be tough, but I'd like the hens to be a bit bigger. I've got Holland whites and Bourbon reds.

    Thanks!
     
  2. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    About 6-8 months..... I love the Bourbons.... beautiful but yet still so tastey.
     
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2009
  3. Harp Turkey Ranch

    Harp Turkey Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    they should reach market size in 24-32 weeks from hatch
     

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