Thanksgiving day is tomorrow.
My Turkey is already marinating in spices ready to pop in the oven early in the morning.
Tomorrow Americans will cook and eat over 46 million turkeys!
That's over 690 million pounds of turkey.
88% of Americans participate in the eating of this bird on Thanksgiving.
The top turkey producing state in America is Minnesota.
The five states that come close are North Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri, Virginia, and Indiana.
If your making a turkey tomorrow, chances are your turkey came from one of these states.
The wild turkey is not the same as the domestic turkey that we serve at Thanksgiving.Domestic turkeys weigh twice as much as a wild turkey and are raised on farms.
Most domestic turkeys are so heavy they are unable to fly.
Benjamin Franklin wanted to make the wild turkey, not the Bald Eagle, the national bird of the United States.
That would have been kind of weird, honestly.
You shouldn't be able to eat your national bird.