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How much did you pay for your Thanksgiving Bird

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Ms. Lewis Rich, Nov 16, 2008.

  1. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    My 14 .98 net weight bird was 1.79 a lb.(Honeysuckle White)
    Cost $26.81
    -8.00 in store coupon
    -15.00rebate(store mails it for you)

    Cost of Turkey $3.81 !!!!!!!!

    Anyone do any better home raised or store bought?

  2. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing Premium Member

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I have 18 turkeys growing out.

    8 broad breasted bronze and 10 standard bronze.

    I have been feeding them since May.

    Thanksgiving dinner turkey will be dispatched next weekend.

    Some of the Toms will be 30 lbs or so. OOps!
  3. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    I know fresh Turkey is the best we have a Turkey Farm right in the middle of our town.

    But alas mine came from the store.
  4. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    Mine was free because I spend so MUCH %#(#^$ money at the groceries store!

    18lb bird. But it was a frozen one.
  5. Ms. Lewis Rich

    Ms. Lewis Rich Songster

    Dec 18, 2007
    I am not strong enough to get a 30 lb. bird in and out of oven! (you would need a man in the house)

    You would have to get up mighty early in the morning to cook one that big.

    My Grandson had a wild turkey in his sights last weekend, not turkey season yet, he called on his cell and asked if he could shoot it, now that would have been the best Thanksgiving bird!
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2008
  6. SunAngel

    SunAngel Songster

    May 20, 2008
    Chambersburg, Pa.
    We haven't gotten into raising our own Turkeys yet, so its still store bought for us.

    I got a 22lb one for $18. Would still like to get another one or two while they are on sale.

    Congrats on getting yours for under $4!!
  7. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    mine, is frozen, on sale for .49 a lb. which is high, last three yrs + they have been either .19 - .29 a lb. we pick up a few for the yr and put them in the freezer. but next yr will be different. i have a girlfriend who will be raising them agian starting next spring, it sure will be different [​IMG]

  8. chickenannie

    chickenannie Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    I raised my own, and sold the rest (they are Bourbon Red heritage turkeys). The 12-13 pounders are $85.
  9. Kesta

    Kesta Pie Crust Malfunction

    Jul 31, 2008
    houston tx
    mine cost nothing due to the fact that we spend so much money at our grocery store that every year they give us a certificate for a free turkey
  10. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Christmas turkeys now in store, (frozen = £2.00 per kilo!) biggest I have seen so far being 4 kilos at the local store! expensive..... but then again everything is at the moment.....

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