giant whites or midget whites

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chicken ridl, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. chicken ridl

    chicken ridl Out Of The Brooder

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    This will be my first time with turkeys.
    I don't think I want 25-35 lbs turkeys. But why are the midgets so much more money to get day olds?
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    The Midgets are a heritage breed. The BBW's are the cornish cross of turkeys.

    Steve in NC
     
  3. onthespot

    onthespot Deluxe Dozens

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    midgets are the best tasting breed of turkey, according to a taste test. They are also able to reproduce on their own so they have added value that way. I would say start out with the midgets and if they end up too small for your preference, go with a bigger bird next time.
     

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