2022 Thanksgiving dinner planning time again….this Fall, you can find once again find organic whole turkey at Costco in the refrigerated section. These are sold under multiple brands which vary region to region, but all are sold raw/uncooked, USDA Certified Organic, Project Non-GMO Verified and gluten free. The organic whole turkeys at Costco come in a Hen turkey or a Tom turkey, and range from 14 lbs to 19 lbs.
Organic Whole Young Tom Turkey Features
- USDA Certified Organic
- Project Non-GMO Verified
- No Antibiotics Ever
- No Added Hormones
- Fed Vegetarian Diet
- Gluten Free
- Raw / Uncooked
2023 Thanksgiving Whole Turkey at Costco Item Number & Price
Young Organic Hen Turkey is Costco Item Number 39044 and Young Organic Tom Turkey is Costco Item Number 39042. Both costs $3.49/lb. Find them in the meat department in open refrigerated cases.
Note: This is the same price as last year.
Price Updated: 11/12/2023
Please Note: Costco has placed a limit of 5 on all Tom and Hen Turkeys.
You can also buy organic whole turkey from Whole Foods with Amazon Prime and have it delivered! PS: It’s cheaper than Costco!
How Much Turkey Should I Buy?
Great question! We love leftover Turkey, so we always go big! But this will vary a lot depending on how big of eaters you have, how much you’re serving with the meal, etc. The National Turkey Federation gives this guidance:
For the guest who’s always reaching for seconds (or if you want to count on tasty leftovers), opting for 1.25-1.5 pounds per person is a safe bet.National Turkey Federation
Pair Your Meal With:
More Holiday Meal Costco Finds
Meal Ideas for Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey
Turkey is generally an easy swap for any recipe that uses chicken – check out our How To Use Costco Rotisserie Chicken post and you’ll find lots of ideas there for how you might reinvent your leftover Thanksgiving Turkey, or try any of these recipes:
Historical Pricing Notes
2022 Thanksgiving Whole Turkey at Costco Item Number & Price: Norbest Farms Young Organic Tom Turkey is Costco Item Number 39044 and costs $3.49/lb. Find them in the meat department in open refrigerated cases. This represents a $0.50 per pound increase over the 2021 price.
2021 Thanksgiving Whole Turkey at Costco Item Number & Price: Norbest Farms Young Organic Tom Turkey is Costco Item Number 39042 and costs $2.99/lb. That shakes out to about $45 for a 15 lb turkey or $60 for a 20 lb turkey.