Midget White Turkey price???

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Julie_A, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What's a fair price for an adult pair of Midget White Turkeys? The hen is laying.

    Thanks!!! [​IMG]
     
  2. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?

    I've heard anywhere between $20 and $40 apiece. Sometimes folks sell them cheap if they have too many... like for $15 apiece.
     
  3. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think they are a little over a year. I asked her where she bought them. Said the local feed store ordered them for.... $30 per poult for one-day olds!!!! Can you believe that?!?!?!?!?!
     
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  4. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    GOOD LORD!! I dont get that much for my Merriams and osceolas!!
     
  5. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sad when folks take advantage of newbie's lack of knowledge. They were asking $30 each for the adults. I asked if they'd take $45 for a pair. They replied that they paid $30 each for the poults.

    I was out in the yard and, honestly, almost dropped my Blackberry!!!
     
  6. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    yep it is sad aint it,
    no midget whites run about $8 -$10 per poult just like most all standard turkey poults, some rare breeds are a bit higher, but 8-10 works for most all heritage birds
     
  7. Julie_A

    Julie_A Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are two hours away. I think I may wait and try to find something a little closer to home.
     
  8. Kennyog

    Kennyog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A fair price range would be $40-$60 for a pair.
     
  9. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    We get $9 a poult for just hatched and the price goes up as they get older. As adults we get $50 a pair and that's a firm price unless somebody buys a bunch. We will put them in the freezer rather than give them away. [​IMG]

    Steve in NC
     
  10. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There is no way the seller bought poults for $30 each. I don't believe that. Why would she 'only' sell them now for $30 -- wouldn't they be more valuable now? Look at any hatchery catalogue and those turkey poults sell for $8-10.
     

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