WTB Bronze or white turkey eggs in KY, IN, or TN

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  1. dancingbear

    dancingbear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Prefer bronze, but would settle for some of the white heritage breeds, if available. Non-white birds are less likely to be predator targets in my area. I'd like a dozen, or 1-1/2 dozen. I'd love to find some near enough to pick up, to avoid possible shipping damage.
     
  2. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    we plan on coming to KY the second week of May. if you cannot find some quickly, i can haul some down if you're willing to meet me. (we are going to the Lexington area)

    we have Bourbon Reds that are very nice. i see you are looking for others, but just wanted you to know that we could bring you something brown if it's color you are aiming for. [​IMG]
     
  3. sandspoultry

    sandspoultry Everybody loves a Turkey

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    If you do not have any luck with someone closer and want to do shipped eggs, Let us know.
    We raise all 3 of the White Turkeys and also have Standard Bronze.
    We have several Ebay auctions going on now also if you are interested.
    Midget White Turkeys:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&item=320362918876

    Bronze Turkeys:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&item=320362162935

    Rare Beltsville Small White Turkeys:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&item=320362516762

    Thanks,
    Sharon
     
  4. dancingbear

    dancingbear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Miss jayne, but the reason I wanted bronze is that they're a common breed. I want to raise them for meat, and i'd rather raise common breeds to butcher than rare ones. I have raised BR's and Narragansetts for meat in the past. They were very tasty, the few that made it to the freezer. The rest either got eaten by predators at night when we couldn't get them to go in the pen at night, or took off and joined the wild flocks that are common near us.

    I do have a nearby source for BR's and N's again, and I think I may go ahead and try them again. Maybe if we butcher them earlier, they won't join the wild bunch.

    Sandspoultry, I don't want to get shipped eggs if I can avoid it.
     
    Last edited: Apr 22, 2009
  5. dancingbear

    dancingbear Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I decided to get the turkey eggs from the local seller. Not bronzes, but not shipped either, so I think they're be more likely to have a good hatch. Thanks, all!
     

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