Just in time for the holidays, it’s Turkey Cam! Accompanied by some Baby Chicks, these Turkeys will grow to be one of the largest birds in their species classification range. After becoming full-grown, they will be let free to walk around the pastures of the South Mountain Creamery.
- 9:30 am ET Turkey Chats on Wednesdays in the Turkey Chatroom. (Alternates weekly with Calves)
- New Chicks arrive approximately every 4 weeks
- Male Turkeys are much larger and colorful than their female counterpart.
- Baby Turkeys are called Poults.
- The name Turkey most likely derives from the British importing them through the Levant, which touched the southern portion of Turkey.
- The fleshy part that hangs over the nose of a Turkey is known as a Snood.
- The males head can change color depending on mood. Blue means it’s excited; Red means it’s ready to fight.
- The largest Wild Turkey ever recorded weighed 37lbs.
Just in time for the holidays, it's turkeys in the chicken coop!
The turkeys are hosted by our friends at South Mountain Creamery in Middletown, Maryland. If you want your milk straight from the Cow, you have to call South Mountain Creamery.