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Helpful tips for raising your own turkeys!

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Spring is in the air here in Maine.  Spring chic's, piglets and turkeys are starting to be come available at local farm supply stores.  I thought I would check in with Harris Turkey Farm to see what it takes to raise my own turkeys. Here's what they had to say. We buy our turkey poults at one day old.  If you are looking to raise a few of your own turkeys here are a few things to keep in mind to grow a healthy flock. You should buy poults from a flock that has been tested free of diseases.  Ask if the hatchery or farm has been...

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Preparing Turkey for Dinner

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If you want to know how to prepare the perfect Turkey for dinner, then you must get that information from Harris Turkey Farm!  After all they know everything there is about turkeys!  I got to sit with Chase and Jason and they explained to me all the important things there is to know about preparing turkey for dinner.  If you buy a commercially raised turkey at the supermarket, there is little you need to do for preparation besides thawing and removal of the giblets. Even though the store bought turkey has been injected with a salt solution and needs very little to no prep, a...

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Fall in Autumn

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Fall into Autumn  Vickie Carrol from Vickie's Olde School Gift Shoppe wrote into our blog to tell us how she falls into Autumn.     I had to spend some time thinking what this phrase Fall into Autumn means to me. I’ve seen it in the candy isle at the grocery store in preparation for trick or treating, and the many varieties of pumpkins in the vegetable bins. To me it is symbolic of the preparations we begin making for the winter season. At my gift shoppe, I bring out bring out the decorations for fall, harvest pumpkins from our farm pumpkin patch,...

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The Maine Sunflower Festival

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A fun local event:  The Maine Sunflower Festival

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Fall Issue of "Trail News"

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Can you smell that?  It's the cool crisp air with the slight hint of apples and pumpkins!  That can only mean one thing!  Fall is near! 

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