Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving!!!!!!!!

Turkey Facts:

The Average American consumes over 15 pounds of Turkey per year.

Americans consume over 675 million pounds of turkey on Thanksgiving Day.

The average weight of a turkey purchased at Thanksgiving is 15 pounds.

The heaviest turkey ever raised was 86 pounds, about the size of a large dog.

A 15 pound turkey usually has about 70 percent white meat and 30 percent dark meat.

Wild turkeys can fly for short distances up to 55 miles per hour.

U.S. turkey growers produce nearly one turkey for every person in the country.

Forty-five million turkeys are eaten each Thanksgiving.

Male turkeys gobble, the female’s do not - they click.

Commercial raised turkeys cannot fly.

Turkeys can have heart attacks.

The five most popular ways to serve leftover turkey is as a sandwich, in stew, chili or soup, casseroles and as a burger.

Eating turkey does not cause you to feel sleepy after your Thanksgiving dinner. Carbohydrates in your Thanksgiving dinner are the likely cause of your sleepiness.

There are three cities in the U.S. named after the Turkey in Texas, Lousiana, and North Carolina.

Turkeys can drown if they look up when it is raining.


Blogger danie88 said...

im a little late but Happy Late Turkey Day April!

11/29/2008 1:00 PM  

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