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Blue Slate Turkey
2017 Delivery Dates
Catalog Number Description 1-5 6 or more How Many
BLTS Straight Run $11.98 $11.57
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Availability Display below is for the next several hatches. This breed is available for future dates. You can pick the date during the check out process. Green: available. Blue: limited availability. Red: not available.

Originating in Mexico 2000 years ago, Blue Slates were taken to Europe and then brought to the American Colonies. They were recognized as a standard breed in the U.S. in 1874. They come in three color phases: solid black, solid blue and blue flecked with black spots. Many times the birds are a combination of each phase coloring.

These beautiful birds are of medium size and quite rare.

Average Weight: Young Tom 23 lbs, Young Hen 14 lbs.


We are no longer shipping turkeys to Alaska.



Two weeks after the 4th of July, turkeys will ship on Wednesday.


THE COLOR BLUE:   A  unique genetic feature of this breed is the constant recurrence in the  offspring of not only all blue chicks, but also the black, white, and  black-white colors used in the original matings many generations ago to  produce these blue birds. All of these chicks carry the blue genes and  when mated black on white or with other blues in turn produce many blue  offspring. In our breeding flocks, however, only blue males of the  finest color are used.

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Questions & Answers
I'm interested in your blue slate turkeys. On hatch dates where there are less than 15 poults, is it possible to purchase less than the minimum?
The minimum order for shipping is 15. We will not ship less than the minimum.
Would like to try the turkeys for the first time just wondering what would be my best choice for turkeys to eat and the quickest to grow
The fastest growing meat varieties are the Giant White and Broad Breasted Bronze.
Which o fyour turkey breeds will breed naturally?
Any of the turkeys will breed naturally except the giant whites and broad breasted bronze.
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