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Whatever Happened to Jenny’s Eggs?

Whatever Happened to Jenny’s Eggs?

It has now been a month since we last updated on our turkey hen, Jenny, who at the beginning of June was busy producing her second clutch of eggs for the season. Although two chicks hatched from the first clutch, neither survived due to some misguided curiosity on the...
Second Chances – Jenny’s New Eggs

Second Chances – Jenny’s New Eggs

If you’ve followed our turkey woes this season you already know that our turkey hen, Jenny, had a tough start to spring this year.  A number of her eggs were either damaged or destroyed while our always-struttin’-his-stuff Tom turkey tried to defend her...
An Update on Jenny’s Eggs

An Update on Jenny’s Eggs

Well, it’s Friday the 13th, and it’s Fowl Friday.  You can already tell where this is going, can’t you?  As much as we love to share our successes, life on the farm doesn’t always go quite the way we intend. It’s been a difficult spring...
Jenny’s Not-So-Secret Admirer

Jenny’s Not-So-Secret Admirer

We haven’t posted about the turkeys in some time, but it’s spring, and it’s become a little interesting around the turkey pen this week! Most commercial turkeys raised for market can’t breed naturally, the Toms are simply too fat, but heritage...
Thanksgiving Review 2010

Thanksgiving Review 2010

This year we were thankful for many things, and I can honestly say we truly felt much more connected to, and thankful for the food on our Thanksgiving table, that we were very fortunate to share with good friends.   The Curbstone Valley Thanksgiving feast this...
Our Own Thanksgiving Turkey

Our Own Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving is less than 24 hours away.  In our Let’s Talk Turkey post earlier this year, we cited a number of reasons why we decided to raise our own Thanksgiving turkey this year.  We’re so glad we did, and would definitely raise our own in the future....