Turkey trivia


Only tom (male) turkeys gobble.

A mature turkey has 3,500 feathers.

The first meal eaten on the moon by Neil Amrstrong and Edwin Aldrin was roasted turkey.

Turkey is good for your eyes, because it is rich in zinc.

The average Amercian eats 16.4 pounds of turkey every year, up from 8.3 pounds in 1975.

Last year, 736,000,000 pounds of turkey made it to Thanksgiving tables nationwide.

About 12 percent of Americans do not eat turkey at Thanksgiving.

All this, courtesy of the National Turkey Federation