Home Grown Thanksgiving bird

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by hydroswiftrob, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. hydroswiftrob

    hydroswiftrob Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Who is enjoying their very own bird today that was raised solely for the purpose of a Thanksgiving meal? What kind of bird, and how was it? Next year, I see a home grown BBB Turkey in our tables future.

    -Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Enjoy good eats and memorable family time.
     
  2. Poultrybonkers

    Poultrybonkers Overrun With Chickens

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    I didnt raise any this year but i would like to raise some turkeys next year.
     
  3. SIMZ

    SIMZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm thinking the same thing! [​IMG]
     
  4. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    I want to see weights and what breeds were raised.

    I've seen weights of processed birds in here that I'd have to build an extra oven outside to be able to cook it.
     
  5. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    My whole meat flock was lost this year. [​IMG]

    No homegrown birds for the holidays. I did get a lovely half steer from a local cattle(wo)man, though. I'll be enjoying that, instead.

    Happy Thanksgiving!
     
  6. wolftracks

    wolftracks Spam Hunter

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    Quote:Oh what a shame! I lost a lot of birds this year too. No turkeys though only for lack of space.

    I'd be thrilled with the steer though!!!!!!!!
     
  7. PotterWatch

    PotterWatch My Patronus is a Chicken

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    We are having a Black Spanish tom who weighs in around 15-17lbs. We were going to have a BBB tom, but he was too big for our oven at close to 30lbs so we sold him to a friend who was having a lot of family over. We also sold one Black Spanish and two Blue Slate hens that ranged from 9-11lbs.
     
  8. CDennis

    CDennis Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We are having a Blue Slate Tom he was 18lbs butchered.
     
  9. yinepu

    yinepu Overrun With Chickens

    My husband is out frying one of our heritage toms right now [​IMG] .. not sure which one it is (we butchered 3 last weekend).. but probably one of the blacks
     
  10. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I don't have space for a turkey but I processed my first Muscovy duck for today. It was DELISHOUS! [​IMG]
     

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