There is a 6 chick minimum to ship turkeys. Turkey poults cannot be combined with chick orders.
Please add in the Note Section of your order when you would prefer to have your order shipped if there is a preference. Please reach out to us before placing your order to see estimated wait times if you are wanting chicks ASAP as orders are filled in the order of which they were placed. We set eggs specifically for orders placed. Pre-Orders on chicks, poults and all waterfowl have a wait between 4-24 weeks depending on breeds and season.
Mockingbird Homesteads official policy is that we do not issue refunds or cancellations on orders placed unless we are unable to complete an order within the selected shipping year. You agree to these terms and conditions at checkout when placing an order through us.
The Blue Slate turkey is a rare breed of turkey of The Slate, or Blue Slate, variety is named for its color, which is solid to ashy blue over the entire body. They may also have a few black flecks. It’s also called the Blue or Lavender turkey, with hens being lighter in hue than toms. The head, throat, and wattles are red to bluish-white. Their beak is horn in color, their eyes are brown, and their beard is black. The shanks and toes are pink.
The Blue Slate Turkey is a rare, Heritage breed fowl and a very old breed — recognized as a standard breed in the U.S. in 1874. These beautiful birds are medium-sized. Young toms will average 23 lbs., and young hens will average 14 lbs.