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Join avid hunters Jami McCabe and Matt Stephens to discuss the hunting techniques used with turkeys and why turkeys may give you the most rewarding first hunting experience. Our Podcast Guests: Jami McCabe went to the first BOW program in Kansas as a participant, and has moved through the ranks. She was a participant for 4 years, then […]Read more »
If you are looking for a turkey recipe that isn’t in the style of a traditional Thanksgiving turkey, I have got just the thing for you! After raising 3 turkeys last year, I challenged myself to come up with something new and usable, like lunch meat. I found numerous recipes online, but they all seemed […]Read more »
Back in June of this year my husband and I purchased 3 turkeys from the local feed store. At $12 per bird, we were pretty protective of the little buggers. As my better-half finally gave in and agreed to raise a few turkeys, he received the honor of naming the birds. Quite creatively he dubbed […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author I thought I liked chickens… until I raised turkeys. And while chickens will always have a special place in my heart, if I had one piece of advise to give to people who are wondering if they should raise turkeys, my answer would be YES! They are wonderful! If […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author I’ve heard it said that Thanksgiving is loosing it’s value as a holiday. In retail stores, it’s smashed between the ram sacked clearance isles of Halloween candy, unworn costumes and the new glitter of Christmas items that sweep the shopping centers seemingly overnight. But like most things in the […]Read more »
by Herman Beck-Chenoweth, J. R. Smyth Jr. and B.C. Wentworth Turkeys are so fascinating, fast and large that Benjamin Franklin suggested that the turkey would be suitable as our national bird. “I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country,” Franklin wrote. “He is a bird of bad moral […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author It was a difficult decision to decide to raise our own heritage turkeys. These nine little poults are the first animals that we’ve raised with the sole purpose of harvesting for meat. And while I’m not a vegetarian, I’m still having some emotional issues bridging the gap between cute […]Read more »
by Suzanne Roark Photos by author Thinking of raising up a turkey for Thanksgiving or any other holiday or for any day really? Here are a few bits of advice and knowledge I’ve picked up in my experiences with turkeys. Just a few short years ago the choices for the average person to have a […]Read more »
by Suzanne Roark Photos by author Fall and winter are my favorite seasons. Something about the days growing darker and colder, the sweet smell of decaying leaves and finally the quiet awe of the first snowfall. Thanksgiving is not far away when the trees grow bare. Fall is the perfect time for reflection and […]Read more »