Turkey Breeds for Your Homestead

There are slower and faster-growing turkey breeds for your homestead. Most homesteaders want to hatch their own chicks, and many times, a heritage breed turkey is the best option.

When you're deciding on the right breed for your home, think about: – the climate – how much space you have – if you're in an area with a lot of predators

With a bit of research, you can find the perfect breed for you and your family.

Standard Bronze Turkeys

Narragansett Turkeys

Bourbon Red Turkeys

Broad Breasted White Turkey

If you're looking for a good homesteading turkey breed, the Bourbon Red is a great option. They're hardy, adaptable, and good foragers, and they have a calm, friendly disposition.

Whichever breed you choose, make sure to do your research and choose a breed that will do well in your climate and on your property.

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