A few of my favourite things..

Tiny Turkeys

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.


7 responses

  1. Vimal

    well 😀 they do look cute here


    December 20, 2009 at 9:23 pm

  2. Awww! Adorable 🙂


    December 21, 2009 at 3:58 am

  3. Awww, how sweet!


    December 21, 2009 at 9:27 pm

  4. Amanda

    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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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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