How much should I sell them for? Pic Included.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by kuntrygirl, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    People are ready to buy my poults but I'm not sure how much to sell them. What do you all sell your turkeys for at 2 months old? Here is a pic of them below. I took this pic this weekend. They are 2 months old.

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  2. ziggywiggy

    ziggywiggy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I try to get at least 15.00 at that age and if I can't get it they go in the freezer. Those are nice looking turkeys and are easily worth 15.00 or more.
     
  3. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    I sold my bourbon red X Wild turkey chicks for $15 at 2 months old... they sold faster that a jack rabbit runin from a coyote.
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  5. texascowboy1979

    texascowboy1979 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Seriously.. I had no Idea they would move so fast.. Had I known.. I would not have eatten turkey eggs.. I would have incubated them all...
     
  6. turkaholic

    turkaholic Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got 12 dollars apiece for them at 6 weeks. The next batch I held longer to pick out some breeding stock for next year. They are 10 weeks. I'll be asking 15.00
    This is a labor of love more than a money maker for me. If I can recoup feed costs and break even I'm happy. But with extra unforseen expenses that crop up, I rarely do![​IMG]

    I've found many people prefer to buy started birds. No extra brooding under lights to deal with.
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I decided on $15.00 per poult. Thanks for the responses everyone.
     
  8. oldmossinger

    oldmossinger Out Of The Brooder

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    If I could get turkey poults that size for $15, I'd be all over that like a turkey on a green bean!!
     
  9. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Quote:Everyone says that they are so big for 2 months old. I have been feeding them 30% protein gamebird starter. One man wants to buy all of them but I have 2 other people who reserved them when the hen had just started setting on her eggs. I wish I had more. My turkey killing chickens got to the hen's eggs on hatch day and killed 8 of the babies. I was furious! [​IMG]
     
  10. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If they are old enough to sex I would put $20 on the toms and $30 for the hens minimum and price a pair at no less than $45. Newly hatched poults are $8 or $9 plus shipping from a hatchery and you have well more than $6 worth of time and feed into those turks.

    Nice looking birds by the way. [​IMG]
     

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