Broad breasted turkeys are huge, fast growing meat turkeys. They are like the turkeys you buy at the grocery store for Thanksgiving.
These enormous turkeys generally are for meat production. They are not normally kept past harvest time because their large size eventually causes health issues.
Are you familiar with turkey terminology? A baby turkey is a poult. A male turkey is a tom or gobbler. A female turkey is a hen. Order any of the live one-day-old poults described below directly from Cackle Hatchery®.
All varieties of broad breasted turkeys typically hatch and ship from February through July. You can book your order as soon as November. To find shipping months, check our availability chart. For more information see our FAQs or contact us.