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Chocolate Turkey Saturday

Copper Creek Ranch tour 2012

We had fun this afternoon taking a tour of the Copper Creek Ranch just outside of Gate City.

They breed rare heritage livestock.

Give them a hollar if you need a Chocolate Turkey to add to your flock.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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Boy, that's a face only a mother could love! And remember Ben Franklin wanted turkeys to be our national symbol. :-)
Comment by Deb Sat Oct 27 20:56:29 2012
I agree with Ben Frankin! It should be our national bird.
Comment by Paula B. Mon Oct 29 19:26:01 2012

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