Is this a good deal on a turkey?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by LindsayB, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My husband and I found someone that was selling their turkeys left over from our local FFA auction. They only have hens and they are around 40 lbs. each for $15. Is this a good deal? I would love to buy 2 and butcher them for the holidays.
     
  2. doubleostud

    doubleostud Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say that is a great deal, do you know what breed
     
  3. LindsayB

    LindsayB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    BBW. How much do you think they would weigh after being dressed?
     
  4. terri9630

    terri9630 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We sold our extra fair turkeys for $25.
     
  5. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

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    Buy them now.
     
  6. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We just did two BBW this weekend & one dressed out at 12 pounds, & the other at 20, but they were only 4 months old. We got tired of all the turkeys. Now our BBB that was 5 months dressed out at 39 pounds so the difference a month can make!
     
  7. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, I'd say that's a good deal. I'd guess they'll probably dress out in the 25 lb range, so 60 cents or so per lb.
     
  8. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    That's a good deal, go for it.

    Steve
     

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