It turns out, baby turkeys are actually pretty adorable. I love how they dart around Mama Turkey's feet, hurrying to catch up. This clip reminds me of Barbara Kingslover's turkey adventure in her book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. She wrote a similar piece for Food and Wine Magazine:
And that was when I encountered my first problem in the turkey business: These poults were cute. Furthermore, they thought I was Mama and rushed happily to greet me whenever I appeared on the scene. I tried not to dwell on their destiny. I was increasing their numbers on the planet, sure, but one of them was going to be the guest of honor at our Thanksgiving table.
Read the full article here.