The Norfolk Black Turkey is a traditional Christmas breed.
- The Norfolk Black has jet black feathers and white flesh.
- The beak and feet of this bird are also black.
- This breed has a smaller breast.
- Norfolk Blacks are slow growing birds and take longer to mature than other breeds of turkey.
- A good choice as a free range turkey.
- A curious and mischevious bird.
- The Norfolk Black has a friendly nature.
- The meat has a strong, gamey flavour.
- Norfolk Black turkeys originate from Mexico and came to Europe in the 1500s.
A useful book for a turkey keeper is Turkeys At Home By Michael Roberts £9.00
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