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Turkey size

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

  1. Paiz

    Paiz Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 18, 2014
    Yukon Territory, Canada
    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2011
    Northwest Indiana
    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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