The average price for a whole frozen hen in August was just under 97 cents per pound, 3% below January and 19% below August 2016. As of the fourth week of September, prices had fallen farther to 96 cents. The last time wholesale prices were below $1 per pound as late as September was in 2010.
Source: USDA, 11/6/17, Turkey Prices
With turkey prices down this year, please consider purchasing a turkey (or several) and donating them to Foodshare!
To find a local drive near year visit ATurkeyand30.org!