When to proces heritage turkeys?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Hardemans, Sep 3, 2016.

  1. Hardemans

    Hardemans Out Of The Brooder

    May 8, 2014
    I have a flock of dirrerent aged heritage turkeys. At what the best age to process those birds? I have raised the broad breasted variety and they were good at 5 months. I know heritage take much longer.

    Do they get tough as they get older? Mine free range so i would likely have to pen some to fatten them up prior to processing.

    Thanks in advance for any advice.

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