This is a baby, just hatched that day, bronze wing turkey. We recently had two on loan for a week.
They are very easy to tame, and extremely social creatures.
This entry was posted on December 20, 2009 by Beyond Bluestockings. It was filed under farm .
well 😀 they do look cute here
December 20, 2009 at 9:23 pm
Awww! Adorable 🙂
December 21, 2009 at 3:58 am
Awww, how sweet!
December 21, 2009 at 9:27 pm
They are giving you that look that says “don’t eat me! don’t eat me!” haha. lovely photos…
December 22, 2009 at 9:37 am
lol! I declare you’ll send me vegetarian yet. 😛
Thanks for your comments, all. Hope your holidays are deliciously relaxing, or exciting, or whatever it is you need most! 🙂
December 23, 2009 at 3:06 pm
Wow, I don’t think I’ve ever realized that this is what baby turkeys look like. What an amazing transformation they go through as they grow.
January 22, 2010 at 1:39 am
Matt, it’s true. When the farmer fist showed them to me, and declared them turkeys, I simply didn’t believe him.
I like these bronze wing babies, but the regular sort (I don’t know what they are called, but they are plain, generic looking white), come out a very delicate, pale yellow. If possible, they look even less turkey-ish then these. It’s a good thing they go through such a transformation to ugly, or I would have difficulty sending them back to be, uh, gobbled up. (Sorry, I am rolling my eyes at myself, even).
Thanks for your visit. 🙂
January 22, 2010 at 7:54 am
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