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Wilson raises FFA grand champion turkey

 

Last updated 7/25/2013 at Noon

Brooke Wilson, right, poses with her mom, Wendy Wilson, and Miss Kay, her turkey which won the overall Future Farmers of America (FFA) champion award at the San Diego County Fair.

Fallbrook’s Brooke Wilson raised a turkey which earned not only division champion honors at the 2013 San Diego County Fair but also the overall Future Farmers of America champion award.

Miss Kay, a broad-breasted white turkey who was 17 weeks old when she weighed 22 pounds on the fair scales, gave Wilson the division and FFA champion honors.

“It was a surprise because it’s my first year showing the turkeys and I had no idea what I was doing until about five minutes before,” Wilson said.

Wilson, a 15-year-old who completed her sophomore year at Fallbrook High School last month, ha...



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