He has never liked turkey at Thanksgiving, and always wanted me to make ham instead. The last two turkeys I made though, I brined for three days and they were very, very good, and so he wanted a “traditional Easter turkey” this year instead of lamb. Ha!
Now that he is a full time farmer, he has been working and working on a turkey coop, which is almost finished. I have been less than enthusiastic about the whole operation even threatening that I won’t feed, water, babysit, slaughter, gut, brine or cook any of those birds. This place is such a disaster with so many projects undone, I resented the whole turkey thing. hmmmmm.
He wanted 30. He got 12. They are heritage Narragansett turkey poults between 5 and 10 days old. He is so happy about them. 🙂
And, yes, that big metal cattle trough they are in, is inside the house.
I am of course the designated babysitter, as both of them are heading to Dallas. My role does come naturally, as I couldn’t help checking on them in the night to see what their singing contest was all about.