Turkeys and information

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by antwon911, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. antwon911

    antwon911 Out Of The Brooder

    Hey! I'm new on here so I'm looking for information. I'm trying to hatch red bourbon turkey eggs and was wondering how to sell them when they are big enough and how much to sell them for. Any information is appreciated.
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm afraid I don't have any experience with turkeys but you might like to drop by your state thread. Maybe members there will be able to advise you best on how to sell your turkeys. State threads can be found here ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you
    You might also like to pop by the buy sell trade section ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/67/buy-sell-trade
    Once you have a post count of 20 you could post a for sale ad.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
  3. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 7, 2013
    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined the flock. It depends on your market. People will control your price. If someone wants them bad enough they'll pay more for it if it's actually worth it. Others will try and find it somewhere else if they can. For example I sell peacock feathers. More people in my area will just buy the cheapest feathers they can even if they are fake. Some people will pay more since they are better quality, real, and I didn't have to kill my peacock nor pluck them from my peacock. Does this make sense or should I try and explain it in some other way.
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Definitely take advantage of the links that Yorkshire coop has left with you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your hatch and selling your turkeys.
  6. antwon911

    antwon911 Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for giving me a starting point.
  7. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    You're welcome.
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    People who charge the lowest- may not believe their birds are worth more.
  9. antwon911

    antwon911 Out Of The Brooder

    Well I live in South Carolina and I am so far finding that bourbon red turkeys are roughly between 30 and $40. Does that sound about right to you?
  10. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

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