POULTRY INDUSTRY FLOCK DATA
TYPICAL COMMERCIAL TURKEY FLOCK DATA - 1998

Number of birds in turkey house 6,000-10,000 (toms)
6,000-12,000 (hens)
Cost of poults 1 day old $1.52 (tom)
$0.76 (hen)
Cost of Feed $.23/lb (toms)
$.21/lb (hens)
Grow out period 14 weeks (hens)
17-18 weeks (toms)
Average Grower Pay $.06/lb
Wholesale price per pound $.72 (toms)
$.67 (hens)

 

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