Grand Champion Turkey
Meet Gizzard. He's one of the most handsome young turkeys in my flock. He likes to impress the ladies with his fluffy tail feathers and broad breast. He is also quick to lead a team response to any local law enforcement sirens. This guy definitely has a good gobble. Gizzard and his roommates are not Californians...they came from Meyer Hatchery in Texas back in early June. I figured that being Texans they would be OK with the heat but this group was having a bit of a hard time when Hollister was hitting triple digits. Fortunately, we discovered that turkeys cool down with their feet so we placed pans of water throughout the yard so they could have some "cooling down" time. Everyone enjoyed bathing their feet and survived the heat wave with barely a shed feather. Gizzzard and his flock are healthy eaters and are currently going through almost 100 pounds of food a week. Currently on a high quality finisher, Gizzard should make any family a wonderful holiday meal.
|Foothill Packing Inc.
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Tres Pinos, California 95075
The San Benito County Fair Junior Livestock Auction is the culmination of a long summer spent raising the best quality food for your purchase. Through these projects, exhibitors learn many lifelong skills in budgeting for purchase of their animal, feed, supplies and veterinary care. They spend many hours caring for and feeding their animal to keep it growing efficiently and they raise it in a healthy, clean and safe environment. The Auction, as in any production Agriculture program, is the time to bring the best product to market. Each of these exhibitors took a chance in very trying times and dedicated their summer to learning and raising livestock to provide a safe, nutritious food product to consumers. We are proud of them and wish them success in the sale of their project and know that they represent the Animal Agriculture industry well. We are grateful to you, our buyers, for your continued support of the youth in our community in a difficult year and we appreciate your flexibility in changing to a format that is new to most of us. Thank you and we hope you have a fun successful sale and fill your freezer with quality meat.