U-pick turkeys at area supermarket

Live turkeys at Roche Bros. in West Roxbury

Deirdre Cassidy spotted these live 'n' kickin' turkeys at the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury this morning.

Via Keep Roslindale Quirky.



    Free tagging: 


    "Wild Caught"?

    Do they want a piece of Mayflower Poultry's business?

    photo credit: my late and much missed friend Margaret Weigel


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    Question, are you allowed to kill these?

    Makes You Wonder...

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    Yet, strangely, the poultry section at Roche Bros. always has turkeys for sale. Hmmmmmmmmmmm.....

    This reminds me of a place in

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    This reminds me of a place in Chinatown that sells fresh-killed chickens. You can see the shopkeeper chasing the chickens around the store. Of course, that was a few years ago; the place is probably closed, and there is probably a high-rise condo complex in its place...

    No, still open

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    In fact, there are two. One's on Kneeland, the other's on, hmm, either Beach or Essex.

    They appear to be searching

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    for "more prepared-food and seafood options," and the "floral area right off the main entrance, rather than a few rows in."