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20Lb. Turkey in September?

Jdkaplan Sep 18, 2010 05:42 PM

I am having a dinner party next week for 6 and would like a 20 lb turkey (so there are leftovers) yes I know that it's big but this isn't my first time to the rodeo, just my first bird outside of Thanksgiving.

Anyway point being, does anyone know a place to get a bird this week? Fresh killing is preferable.

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  1. bucksguy14 RE: Jdkaplan Sep 19, 2010 04:00 AM

    Bolton's Turkey Farm in Silverdale (Bucks County)

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      teddybare RE: bucksguy14 Sep 19, 2010 08:43 AM

      second that. Always get their birds, and they are excellent

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        scda RE: teddybare Sep 25, 2010 07:26 AM

        Third. Bolton's is great.

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          wandasue RE: scda Sep 25, 2010 11:57 AM

          No question!

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      barryg RE: Jdkaplan Sep 19, 2010 04:37 AM

      I don't know where you are located but D'Angelo Bros in the Italian Market carries fresh free range turkeys. He should be able to get them that big but you should call ahead; at least he should be able to order it. The other poultry places down there can likely get it if ordered, too, but I don't know about the freshness.

      It sounds like you don't have time, but the poultry people at the Headhouse Square farmer's market take special orders and will bring them the following week. That would be a good way to get a fresh kill.

      You can always try your luck at the live poultry places on 9th St south of Washington; not sure if they have turkeys that big though, and I hope your Spanish is good...

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        Displaced California Foodie RE: Jdkaplan Sep 24, 2010 01:35 PM

        I know I may be too late:
        Stolzfus Poultry at the Ardmore Farmers Market will have.

        1. CindyJ RE: Jdkaplan Sep 26, 2010 07:03 AM

          Come help yourself. These homeless domestic turkeys were visiting my deck yesterday.

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