Porter's Rare Heritage Crossbreeds

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by aparmley, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. aparmley

    aparmley In the Brooder

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    So the plan was to buy some Narragansetts (or something similar) this year and raise to sell for eating, and so I can collect the feathers. Then I found Porter's crossbreed turkeys and am in love with the pencilled palms and similar. I am wondering if anyone here has the pencilled or any other rare crossbreed but still processes and sells the birds? Or are you just using them for breeding/show etc? I'm stuck on what I should do and I know if I get them I won't want to sell them lol. So that would kind of ruin my plan to get a normal heritage variety for processing. Also, what are the chances if I order 15 that I would even get a pencilled? Thanks
     
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  2. ellasdad18

    ellasdad18 Chirping

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    I ordered 25 crossbreed last year and received 26. I got an email that they were shipped and received them 14 hours later via USPS all happy and healthy. They grew up to be beautiful birds of all colors. I HIGHLY recommend getting some! Just don't be upset if you don't get the COLOR that you wanted.
     
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  3. aparmley

    aparmley In the Brooder

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    When did you order? It says on the website approximate shipping date is early June. Does that mean if I order them now they won't ship until then?
     
  4. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    That is correct but if you wait too long to order them, they will run out.
     
  5. memphis

    memphis Free Ranging

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    I think Aurora26 specifically requested some pencilled in her order. I believe she got a few.

    R2elk is correct....order now. Actually I'm surprised he isn't sold out already.
     
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