Where to Find Good Quality Midget Whites

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by sms4g2, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. sms4g2

    sms4g2 Chirping

    Jul 2, 2008
    Columbia, MO
    Hello all,

    I am in the market for some midget white hatching eggs (whenever they become available). I would like to purchase from a breeder that emphasizes all the wonderful characteristics of these birds. Specifically appropriate size and largish breast. Any recommendations? I appreciate the assistance!

  2. JoePa

    JoePa Songster

    Apr 18, 2011
    Lehigh County Pa.
    Just google midget white turkeys hatchery - I saw some places where they sell these birds - don't know about eggs -
  3. uphilljill

    uphilljill Songster

    Jun 14, 2012
    Southern Adirondacks, NY
    My Midget White hens average 8-10lb, but the toms are closer to 15-20lb when fully grown. IMHO, it's a challenge to keep their size small. Selecting the smallest birds from your flock every year for breeding is essential. They seem to naturally "want" to evolve into a larger size bird.

    I process my toms at 6-8 months for a 12lb carcass. Perfect for my small household. They're super tasty and have good breast size. Our hens brooded and cared for their own chicks this year. They made great mamas.

    MWs are super friendly and sweet birds. You'll love them. :)

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