Oh man... this will be the first time ever...

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Brunty_Farms, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To process this many Turkey's.... Whish me luck! [​IMG]

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    And this is only half of them..... these are the 10-16 lb turkeys.... both male and female.

    So needless to say I will be busy come Turkey Day!!......
     
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    OMG

    I LOVE that first picture. It makes me feel loved! Or some may say about to be eaten :p

    Good luck with that endeavor! Hope you can get some help with all that processing. It was a real pain just to do two!
     
  3. chicken nanny

    chicken nanny Out Of The Brooder

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    what kind of turkey are they?
     
  4. Nortonsmom

    Nortonsmom Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh my gosh - you're gonna do that by yourself??? [​IMG]
     
  5. longranger

    longranger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OMG for anyone who has home processed full size broad breasted turkeys we feel what is certain to be your pain. Line up some serious help for sure.

    Your next garbage pickup will give the trashman a heart attack for sure.LOL:lol:
     
  6. petrelline

    petrelline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WHOA! Look at em all! You're gonna be busy. [​IMG]
     
  7. LarryPQ

    LarryPQ Easter Hatch!!

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    holy co--- HOLY TURKEY!
     
  8. patandchickens

    patandchickens Flock Mistress

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    I just love those photos. The first two make 'em look like a fleet of ships at anchor in the harbor!

    Man oh man I hope you have several people (at least) gonna help you! wow. them's a lotta turks there [​IMG]

    Have fun,

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  9. Buster52

    Buster52 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice! So what are their names? [​IMG]

    That's a serious lot of work. How old are they when they are 10-16 lbs, Jeff? And how many exactly are you going to be processing?
     
  10. Brunty_Farms

    Brunty_Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right now they are 15 weeks old. These I'm going to process as soon as my turkey cones come in... we sold out of the smaller ones very ealry this year and have to process some now to freeze for Thanksgiving.

    As of now I'm going to do the first 150 probably by myself. I will do about 20-30 / night after work until they are done. Should take me about a week, but I will keep ya posted on how it goes.

    The most I ever did was 75 and that was 2 years ago...... now I'm up to 300 and they are selling so fast that It looks like the bigger 18-24 lb birds will be sold out in about 2 more weeks.

    If anyone has ever processed the Broad Breasted Whites.... you can feel my pain. I'm not sure how this is going to play out but I'm sure it will work out fine....

    However for the 150 larger 18-24 lbs I will have about 5 people helping and on the Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving, I should have about 10 people here helping load turkeys to peoples cars... taking money.... bagging... ect. Should be a fun experience and a well deserved PayCheck......


    Here is a couple more photos of them as they ran to me:

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