The Transylvania Times -

By Eric Crews
Staff Writer 

Spare A Thought For The Turkeys - Brevard NC


Last updated 11/25/2013 at 9am

Jess Jordan looks over the turkeys she's cared for since they were hatched in a guest bedroom at her home. (Times photos by Eric Crews)

While most people won't think too much about where the turkeys they'll likely eat for Thanksgiving come from this year, a local farmer who raised her own turkeys this year said she certainly will.

Since this spring, Jess Jordan and her fiancé Travis Moore have been raising a small flock of turkeys that they hatched in a guest bedroom of their house. Throughout the turkey's lives she has been there to watch them grow from tiny hatchlings to full grown gobblers in their fenced in pasture, tossed out handfuls of corn to supplement their natural diet and through it all gradually came to care f...

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