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1) a) Israel 28.8 lbs
(United States 17.5 lbs, France 14.5 lbs, Italy 12.3 lbs, Germany 11 lbs, United Kingdom 9.3 lbs, Canada 9.3 lbs.)

2) 95%

3) 3,500 feathers.

4) The Caruncle is the red/pink fleshy growth on the head and upper neck of the turkey.
The Snood is the long, red fleshy growth from the base of the beak that hangs down over the neck.
The Wattle is the bright red appendage at the neck.
The beard is a black lock of hair found on the chest of the male turkey.

5) Wild turkeys can fly for short distances for up to 55 miles per hour, and run at 20 miles per hour.

6) 28 days.

7) 13%

8) The typical 15 pound turkey is 70% white meat and 30% dark meat. White meat has fewer calories and less fat than dark meat.

9) Minnesota and North Carolina are the leading turkey producing states, with each producing about 44 million turkeys.

10) About 270 million.
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