Iowa turkeys have great story to tell (commentary)

Iowa turkeys have great story to tell (commentary)

WALKING up to a turkey barn, the happy "voices" of the birds can make a visitor smile. The sound, similar to that of canned laughter on comedy shows, is just one indicator that these birds are being raised in comfortable facilities by farmers whose highest priority is bird care.

While on a tour of turkey farms, arranged by Greta Irwin, executive director of the Iowa Turkey Federation, I had the opportunity to visit several brooder and grower barns

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