Midget White eggs are HUGE compared to other turkey eggs and the poults (baby turkeys) hatch much bigger than other turkey poults. However, Midget White turkeys only grow to be maybe half the size of other turkeys. Hence, the name Midget (and they’re white so that explains the rest). Midget White turkeys start life with irony and I have a feeling they will continue to live and develop as a breed that is very unique in its personality. When the Midget Whites started hatching yesterday morning, I knew within a few hours that their personality was different than the Bourbon Reds. The Midget Whites were curious and spent most Read More
Spring has been here and is gone and summer is going by quick. The garden is growing and we have tons of little babies running around. Our new flock of Cotton Patch goslings looks almost like a flock of full-size adult geese! They grow so fast you can almost see them change in front of your eyes. We’ve added some other endangered animals to our flock as well. One is the Dorking chicken. We’re particularly proud of this accomplishment because it took me over a year to track down a breeder and get eggs.
Dorkings are a very special — and very endangered — breed. They’re one of the first breeds of chickens that were domesticated Read More