SCORE!!! Turkeys!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by walkswithdog, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. walkswithdog

    walkswithdog Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 17, 2008
    DC Region
    Yahoo! I ended up finding a TRIO of Bourbon Reds - almost six months old for only $20 each! Oh my LIFE is good! He ended up having too many and needing to move - so I scored big time!. Heck, the Tom is butchering weight and the hens are close. Lucky for them they're breeding stock.

    They're quite sweet natured birds if a bit shy now. And wow, gorgeous. They're getting used to things and have stopped flighting around every time I'm too near. Turkeys are something I've never done before. I'm totally taken with them. They're gentle, they make neat noises and they've actually got very pretty eyes. [​IMG]

    I can see that turning into an addiction. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    All right FINE! ANOTHER addiction. [​IMG]

    They're from a breeder so they're hardy and from two separate lines so I don't have to worry for awhile about inbreeding. I wish I'd had a bigger building and more money. He had another hen and LOTS more toms.

    Oh well, next year I'll have more turkeys. [​IMG]
  2. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    That is wonderful! Please post some pics of your new additions! They sound neat!
  3. shelleyd2008

    shelleyd2008 the bird is the word

    Sep 14, 2008
    Adair Co., KY

    That's wonderful!! I plan on getting a trio of blue slates next month! Pics ASAP!!
  4. austinhart123

    austinhart123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    Los Angeles CA
    i love my bourbons....they are the best, i hope u love urs 2

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by