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Beautiful Marsha
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 1914 days ago -
By the time domestic turkeys reach a few years old, usually they can no longer carry their own weight and cannot walk. They are prone to heart attacks and other stress conditions due to these modifications and abuse.
Have You Met Wyatt?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 1992 days ago -
It's hard to imagine a worse holiday for turkeys than Thanksgiving. Between 43-45 million are killed each year for the "holiday" alone. Wyatt won't be one of those turkeys. Abandoned at a southern California animal control agency a week before
Tomas and Henrietta
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 2010 days ago -
The bonded turkeys came from a meat farm but the efforts of a concerned neighbor spared them from slaughter. They arrived at CAS last winter and quickly joined our free-ranging, underfoot family. Tomas enjoys strutting around with his gorgeous feathers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 2134 days ago -
Chloe was rescued just before Thanksgiving. Her toes and beak had been cut off, she was black with filth, and had lost all trust in humans. To our utter amazement it only took us a month for her to climb in our laps and fall asleep.
Blind Rooster Mothers Baby Turkeys
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, rooster, turkeys )

- 2196 days ago -
Leilani Farm Sanctuary has three adorable new turkeys, saved from human consumption. The pullets (baby turkeys) have decided that Obi, our blind rooster, is their mom! Each night, the rooster spreads his wings and keeps the young turkeys warm.
Peeper: A Story of Unending Love
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 2321 days ago -
When the turkeys, or poults as baby turkeys are called, arrived from the hatchery, I noticed that one of them was very weak and having a hard time. So I took the little one out of the box, and gave him medication. The next three or four nights, the young
Meet Mama T
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 2366 days ago -
Mama T (also known as Mamati) came to the sanctuary from a local small-scale farm, where she had been overcrowded with hens and geese in a small coop with a tiny mud yard. When she first arrived, she was so overweight from lack of exercise that she
Tina Turkey Pours Her Heart Out
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys, Thanksgiving )

- 2375 days ago -
Stop for a moment! Here's something else to consider. What about all your stated beliefs? In the land of the free, shouldn't an innocent, harmless, loving creature like me and all my turkey friends roam free?
Turkey Terrorizes a Woman in a Small Michigan Town! VIDEO!   video
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 2633 days ago -
Edna Geisler 69, of Commerce Township, Michigan gave the name Godzilla to this wild turkey that has been terrorizing her at her home for a month.
Giving Thanks: Talk Turkey, Don't Eat It
Offbeat  (tags: animals, turkeys, Thanksgiving, protection, environment )

- 2736 days ago -
Here at Pasado's, Thanksgiving is a time to gratefully reflect upon all that has been accomplished in the past year for the animals. It is also a time to celebrate family, whether they are furred, feathered, hoofed, or human.
Nine Thanksgiving Children's Stories Where Turkeys Are Heroes Not Food
Offbeat  (tags: turkeys, thankgiving, compassion, bonding, turkeys, friendship, children )

- 2738 days ago -
Traditionally, stories involving Thanksgiving end up with a turkey on the table, but as more families are celebrating Thanksgiving by seeking more mindful and compassionate choices, they're also looking for children's stories where the turkey has a happy
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 2942 days ago -
Both Alphonso and Boone look deformed, but they've just grown over the years. We don't know why and neither do the vets. Like white birds, turkeys have been bred to grow too big for their bodies. That's why we have the turkeys on a diet--if they get heavy
Amelia's Amazing Personality
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys )

- 3096 days ago -
The suffering of turkeys in food production forms a bleak contrast to turkeys' innate zest for life when they are free to express the dignity, energy and joy nature gave them. Wild turkeys walk, run, fly, roost, chase each other for fun, shout to each
Tribute to Turkeys, November 24, 2010
Offbeat  (tags: turkeys, bonding, pets, tribute, united poultry concerns )

- 3101 days ago -
Just yesterday, I watched our turkey Amelia scoot Bisquet the rooster away from her peas. Each time Bisquet tried to get a beak in edgewise, Amelia informed him, in no uncertain terms, "No!" I'd poured the peas out on the ground, especially for Amelia,
Thanksgiving Investigation Reveals Brutal Beginnings for Baby Turkeys
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, turkeys, Thanksgiving )

- 3101 days ago -
Earlier this month, Changemaker Gene Baur, President and Co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, wrote about The Truth Behind Thanksgiving. It's enough to make most people lose their appetites, and a growing number of people are embracing a vegetarian Thanksgiving

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