The turkey poults are doing very well in their portable pasture pen. We’ve been moving them daily now, and as soon as they get fresh grass they go crazy snapping it up with their beaks.
We also give them supplemental grain, of course, as meat birds need a higher protein diet than grass can provide.
And, in addition, the turkeys help us do some excellent recycling. Mrs Yeoman Farmer has been harvesting loads of green beans from the garden lately, and has produced quite a few scraps (snapped ends of beans, etc). Add some bread pieces and goat milk to that pan, and you’ve got…something only a turkey could love. But are we ever glad they love it.