When to butcher turkeys?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by farmgirljen, Aug 5, 2009.

  1. farmgirljen

    farmgirljen In the Brooder

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    My turkeys hatched the end of April- how long until they are ready to butcher-
     
  2. Harp Turkey Ranch

    Harp Turkey Ranch Songster

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    Thanksgiving and they will be 7 months old at that time. The perfect time to slaughter a heritage turkey is between 24 & 32 weeks, depending on type and what size you want.
     

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