Minor Breed Turkeys - Growth Rate and Eating Qualities

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1994: $980.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1994
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:


  • Animals: poultry


  • Animal Production: general animal production

    Proposal summary:

    As a diversified poultry farm raising, killing and selling direct to the customer, we have some wonderful marketing possibilities. We wish to consider using minor breed turkeys as part of our holiday turkey crop. We also wish to use pasture as part of our feed source.

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