We have come to appreciate turkeys. They have a poor reputation for brains, but we find them more engaging and interesting than chickens, if that's much of an endorsement.

bronze breasted turkey

The turkeys are cautiously curious. They eventually end up roosting on the back rack of a hay wagon in the back pasture instead of going into the building left open for them.


Here's a turkey all fluffed up to look tough in a mildly definsive posture.

See more about turkeys at the high hopes blog turkey pages.