Porter's Rare Heritage Crossbreeds

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

  1. aparmley

    aparmley In the Brooder

    Feb 13, 2018
    Quapaw, Oklahoma
    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

    Jun 28, 2015
    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

    Feb 13, 2018
    Quapaw, Oklahoma
    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

    Feb 24, 2013
    Natrona County, Wyoming
    That is correct but if you wait too long to order them, they will run out.
  5. memphis

    memphis Free Ranging

    Aug 6, 2012
    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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