Tag Archives: Turkeys

When Turkeys Fly!

It’s been a few years since we raised turkeys and I’ve missed having them around. They’re such funny creatures and have quite entertaining personalities. We often see wild turkeys around. … Continue reading

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Turkey Day False Start

finished turkey

My mind didn’t fully focus on Thanksgiving this year until the last minute. This last week, full of meetings and a trip to Portland left me a bit discombobulated. Almost … Continue reading

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Turkey Escape

turkey brooder escape

This morning, Paul found an unexpected sight in the garage. The turkey dudettes broke free of their brooder last night. These three were strolling about the garage. Another couple took … Continue reading

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Feathered Babies Update

Puddles and Gabby

I spent the most glorious hour this evening sitting at the edge of the duck pond, sun dipping lower in the sky, with a glass of wine and my book. … Continue reading

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Introducing Thanksgiving Dinner

Darling Turkey Chick

Meet the next generation of Turkey Dudes! We brought home six (yes 6) week-old white turkey chicks today. They’re cute little things – friendly with very gentle, trusting eyes. They’d … Continue reading

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The Turkey Verdict

Thanksgiving Turkey

Unlike some other turkeys, our birds did not get a pardon. Thanks the turkey has been resting in the fridge since Sunday. Chris went off to freezer camp. I’m not … Continue reading

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Farewell Turkey Dudes

farewell turkey dudes

Today was turkey harvest day. We have been putting this off for a variety of reasons. Too rainy. Too cold – not exactly odd for November in Maine. Too busy. … Continue reading

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Blustery Weekend Snapshots

It was a blustery October weekend here. Windy enough to strip the autumn colors from the trees and make me appreciate how quickly autumn is passing. Feeling the pressure, we … Continue reading

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Early Autumn Sunday Snapshots

Autumn Leaf

Suddenly, autumn is showing her colors. We had our first scrape-your-windows hard frost last week. On October 5th – can you believe it? Entirely too early for comfort. That snap … Continue reading

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The Turkey Dudes Move Out

turkey dudes at seven weeks

The Turkey Dudes moved out of the garage today! Hooray! Paul mucked out the meat chicken run and got it set up for the Turkey Dudes with a little shelter … Continue reading

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Sunday Snapshots on Monday

Cat cuteness

The three day weekend gave us lots of time to work on home projects. It’s a bit scary that summer will soon be over!

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Chris and Thanks at Three Weeks

three week old turkeys

They're still too cute to think about serving up at Thanksgiving!

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Sunday Snapshots

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Gobble, Gobble!

baby turkeys

Thanksgiving dinner is here! These three-day-old baby turkeys arrived at the local feed and seed today. When I brought them home, Hannah insisted on naming them. A family “no-no” for … Continue reading

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