Here are your cheat notes for Terrific Turkey Trivia coming up between 7am & 9am today on AM 1140. The winner will receive a Fresh, Free Range, Never Frozen Turkey from Hirsche Fraser
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- Turkeys are fed a diet of mainly corn and soybean meal along with a supplement of vitamins and minerals. They grow to full maturity in about 4 to 5 months, depending on the desired market weight.
- Only tom turkeys gobble.
- Age is a determining factor in taste. Old, large males are preferable to young toms (males) as tom meat is stringy. The opposite is true for females: old hens are tougher birds.
- A turkey under sixteen weeks of age is called a fryer, while a young roaster is five to seven months old.
- Turkeys are the only breed of poultry native to the Western Hemisphere.