Farm-Bred Turkeys Make Comeback Since the 1950s, breeds of turkeys that used to run around family farms have been replaced by a faster-growing type that's good for factory farming. But more farmers are rediscovering these older breeds that had all but disappeared. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.
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Farm-Bred Turkeys Make Comeback

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Since the 1950s, breeds of turkeys that used to run around family farms have been replaced by a faster-growing type that's good for factory farming. But more farmers are rediscovering these older breeds that had all but disappeared. NPR's Chris Arnold reports.

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