giant whites or midget whites

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

  1. chicken ridl

    chicken ridl Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 27, 2009
    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

    Mar 29, 2008
    Riverside/Norco, CA
    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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