"Millions of turkeys don’t even make it past the first few weeks of life in a factory farm before succumbing to “starve-out,” a stress-induced condition that causes young birds to simply stop eating." In loving memory of all the Turkeys murdered today. You are loved, you are remembered, I will forever fight for you.
Meleagris gallopavo. The Lilac Heritage Turkey is an old breed that is distinguished by its silvery blue colored feathers. It does not always breed true, as only 25% of an ideal mating produces lilac offspring.