Turkey size

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by Paiz, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. Paiz

    Paiz In the Brooder

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    Does anyone know about how big a dressed turkey will be if it's about 27 pounds live? It's our first year doing the turkeys and we have Heavy Whites. Thanks!!
     

  2. SIMZ

    SIMZ Crowing 7 Years

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    What I've read is they'll dress out somewhere around 72%-80% of live weight. I haven't weighed mine before to know firsthand. So you can assume they'll be somewhere around 20-22 lbs....approximately.
     

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