How to make the most money

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  1. Iowa Farm Boy

    Iowa Farm Boy Out Of The Brooder

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    I am trying to make a profit out of my poultry, so what type of bird should I get and what do I do with it to make the most money?
     
  2. cackleberrycam

    cackleberrycam Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say to use Anconas or White leghorns. They lay white eggs and Anconas do not eat very much, and they are very good at foraging for themselves ( which will keep your cost down.)
    Also, white Leghorns do not go broody and can lay up to 325 eggs a year![​IMG]
     
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  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    If I only knew how to make money on my birds....LOL Good luck in your poultry ventures! And enjoy BYC!
     
  4. Iowa Farm Boy

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    I was researching online to see what meat bird would make the most money, and I think my answer is turkeys. Am I right or wrong?
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome.

    I'd suggest breaking down your questions by type of fowl or use and then inquiring on the individual forums.

    Thanks for joining.
     
  8. GarthRyan

    GarthRyan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turkeys would most likely be more meat but they're also more expensive and harder to raise. You can get dual purpose chickens such as Black Australorps or a lot of other brown egg laying breeds and they will lay well and also have a decent amount of meat if you harvest them. Good luck.
     
  9. Iowa Farm Boy

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    What if I raised exotic bantams and sold them at poultry swap meets? Because they don't eat much, but I don't know what a reasonable price would be for an adult bird.
     

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