Turkey Feathers

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Marabou    From the hip of the turkey we get four different feathers: marabou, marabou tips,  half downs and fluff. A marabou and a marabou tip are shown here as well as strung marabou.. marabou.jpg (9053 bytes)
 
Description Yard lbs. 1  lbs.

Loose Marabou 

Marabou - Hand Picked. Lengths  3"- 6".  About 3000 per pound.  (Picture on left)

35.00 45.00

Marabou -Parried.  Quills are ground down to make the feather soft and flexible.  Lengths from  3" to 8 ". 
About 6000 per pound

45.00 55.00

Marabou - Tips. Approximately. 2"long . About 8500 per pound. (Picture on right)

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Half Down - Loose Parried - Beautiful Hand Selected.   Limited Supply. Lengths from 4"-8". call call

Strung Marabou

Marabou - Strung.  Sorted by size, from 3" to 5" and strung together in strands about a yard long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Approximately  6  yards per pound.

37.00 100.00 190.00

Marabou - Strung.  Sorted by size, from 5" to 6" and strung together in strands about a yard long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Approximately  6  yards per pound.

39.00 105.00 200.00

Marabou - Strung.  Sorted by size, from 6" to 6-1/2" and strung together in strands about a yard long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Approximately  6  yards per pound.

41.00 110.00 210.00

Marabou - Parried  Quills are ground down to make the feather soft and flexible. Sorted by size, from 3" to 8"                                                CALL FOR AVAILABILITY.

Half Downs-Parried and Strung. Quills are ground down to make feather soft and flexible. Sorted by size , from 3" to 8" and strung together in strands appro. a yard long, and double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Appro. 6 yards per pound.                                                  CALL FOR AVAILABILITY.

 

Plumage    Plumage is from around the neck of the turkey. Turkey plumage range from 2" to 5". The feathers are fluffy about two-thirds of the length. The tip is about one-third the length and is smooth and flat. Each feather has a slight curve. Turkey plumage is sold loose (pictures on left) and also strung (picture on right). TurkeyBody.jpg (13542 bytes)
 
Description Yard lbs. 1  lbs.

 Plumage - Loose - Unsorted. Lengths  3"-5".  About 3000 per pound

25.00 34.00

  Plumage - Bronze (Wild Turkey) Natural Browns with Irridescent Markings. Limited Supply. Unsorted   Lengths 3"-5".                               About 2000 pound.

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Strung Plumage

Plumage - Strung.  Sorted by size, from 3" to 5" in " increments and strung together in strands about a yard l      long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. About 6 - 7 yards per pound.

23.00 65.00 110.00
Plumage - Strung Bronze Sorted by size, each strand same length 3", 4" or 5". Double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. About 6-7 yards per pound. call call call

 

Flats    This feather from the back of the turkey is called turkey backs or turkey flats. Lengths are 3" to 8".  This feather is fairly straight and has a slight curve to the right or left and fluffy about three-quarters the length of the feather. The tips are smooth and flat and about one-quarter the length of the feather.  Picture on left are loose flats, picture on right are strung flats.

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Description      Yard lbs. 1  lbs.

Flats - Loose - Unsorted. Lengths  3 - 8".  About 3200 per pound.

  25.00 34.00

Strung Flats

 

Flats - Strung.  Sorted by size, from 3 to 5" in " increments and strung together in strands about a yard long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Approximately  6 to 7 yards per pound.

25..00 70.00 125.00

Flats - Strung.  Sorted by size, from 5 to 7" in " increments and strung together in strands about a yard long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Approximately  5 to 6 yards per pound.

30.00 75.00 135.00

Strung Parried Flats

     

Flats-Strung and Parried-Sorted by size, from 3"to 5"in half inch increments, than double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Appro.6 to 8 yards per pound.

30.00 80.00 145..00

Flats-Strung and Parried-Sorted by size, from 5"to 7"in half inch increments, than double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. Appro.6 to 7 yards per pound.

35.00 90.00 165.00

 

Wing Rounds    The hen rounds average 10" to 12" in length and 1 1/4" to 1 3/4" in width. Tom rounds average 12" to 14 in length and 1 3/4" to 2 1/2" in width. The more mature the bird the larger and nicer the feathers. The flue on the rounds grows approximately the same width on each side of the quill. Rounds are either right wing (shown) or left wing.   The amount of feathers in a pound will vary depending on the size of the quill. With very large birds, it may differ from the amount listed below. Each shipment is subject to change and we have no control on the size of the quills. (Picture on left is white round dyed green, picture on right is imitation eagle.)  Pounds can be split half left and half right, 1/2 pound is available all one wing only. 

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Description lbs. 1  lbs.

Wing Rounds - Tom. Length  12" to 14". Approximately 250 per pound.

40.00 50.00

Wing Rounds-Imitation Eagle - Tipped Black or Brown.

4900 59.00

Tipped any other color on request - Add to above pricing:

30.00 35.00
Custom Color (Other than Standard) Add to above pricing: 25.00 3000

Wing-rounds-bronze-( also called wild turkey or barred) limited supply.    (PRICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE UPON AVAILABILITY)

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Wing Pointers    The pointers are also called spikes or flight feathers and the flue grows mostly on one side of the quill. On the right wing the flue will be wider on the right side of the quill. On the left wing the flue will be wider on the left side of the quill.-the wider side will range from 1 1/4" to 1 1/2" in width. The narrow side will be about 3/8" to 1/2" in width. The amount of feathers in a pound will vary depending on the size of the quill. With very large birds, it may differ greatly from the amount listed below. Each shipment is subject to change and we have no control on the size of the quills. (Picture on left is wild turkey or barred pointer,   picture on right is white pointer dyed black).           Pound can be split half left and half right, 1/2 pound is all one wing.                                                                                                                 

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Description lbs. 1  lbs.

Wing Pointers - Tom. Length   12" to 14". Approximately 150 per pound.

40.00 50.00

Wing Pointers - Imitation Eagle - Tipped Black or Brown.

49.00 59.00

Tipped any other color on request - Add to above pricing:

30.00 35.00
Custom Color (Other than Standard) Add to above pricing: 25.00 30.00

Wing Pointers Bronze (also called wild turkey or barred) -limited supply.      (PRICE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE UPON AVAILABILITY)

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Ruffs    Under the tail we get turkey ruffs. This feather is also similar to turkey flats but is a little wider and fluffier and the tip is a little larger than the tip of the flat. This is the feather used to make turkey boas.
Description lbs. 1  lbs.

Strung Parried Ruffs

 

Strung Parried Ruffs sorted by size, from 4" to 9" in " increments and strung together in strands about a yard long,  then double stitched on a two needle machine to ensure durability. About 6 to 8 yards per pound.

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