How much for Turkeys??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by [email protected]@2four, Sep 28, 2008.

  1. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    So, I have several almost adult turkeys...they are both white and bronze broad breasted. How much would you charge to sell them live??? They wigh about 25-35 lbs easily. I would love someone's opinion...I have several turkeys and want to sell some. Thanks!!!!
     
  2. PurpleChicken

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    [email protected]@2four :

    So, I have several almost adult turkeys...they are both white and bronze broad breasted. How much would you charge to sell them live??? They wigh about 25-35 lbs easily. I would love someone's opinion...I have several turkeys and want to sell some. Thanks!!!!

    Seeing that Thanksgiving is around the corner and demand will be the greatest I'd say
    sell them for at least $30 each. In CT they would get at least $50 each.​
     
  3. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Thanks for the response! I have never sold one before, so I have no idea how much they would cost...thanks again! [​IMG]
     
  4. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
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    I've been tracking my feed cost this year for our turkeys. To get my BBB to 25-30 pounds each it has cost $50 each. So I would ask for a minimum $75.
    Not being sure what your local feed is costing you could go check out your local grocery store and see what the price per pound is on their organic turkeys.
     
  5. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Quote:Excellent idea!!! Thanks SO much!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:That is a much better suggestion than mine was. [​IMG]
     
  7. AK-Bird-brain

    AK-Bird-brain I gots Duckies!

    May 7, 2007
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    Every once in a while I even surprise myself! [​IMG]
     
  8. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Quote:Don't we all????[​IMG] lol
     
  9. Marlinchaser

    Marlinchaser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [email protected]@2four :

    So, I have several almost adult turkeys...they are both white and bronze broad breasted. How much would you charge to sell them live??? They wigh about 25-35 lbs easily. I would love someone's opinion...I have several turkeys and want to sell some. Thanks!!!!

    I would guess they weigh more than 35, mine which I got about the same time as yours smallest was 22, and went down the road last night, the bronzes that went last week dressed at 25+, and 16+ My whites have been gone since sept 1 and smallest was 17 dressed weight Dressed weight they sell for 2.25 per pound, throw in the Naturally Raised in a Friendly Farm Environment lable you could try for more. Then again in the area I live, the
    what is the difference if it came from supermarket or from a farm

    mentality seems to prevail. [​IMG]
     
  10. M@M@2four

    [email protected]@2four Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2008
    USA
    Quote:I would guess they weigh more than 35, mine which I got about the same time as yours smallest was 22, and went down the road last night, the bronzes that went last week dressed at 25+, and 16+ My whites have been gone since sept 1 and smallest was 17 dressed weight Dressed weight they sell for 2.25 per pound, throw in the Naturally Raised in a Friendly Farm Environment lable you could try for more. Then again in the area I live, the
    what is the difference if it came from supermarket or from a farm

    mentality seems to prevail. [​IMG]

    LOL...thanks Dennis! I gotta get a scale and get these bad boys on it! [​IMG]
     

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