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  • flocks
  • Until a few years ago, we had only periodic sightings of small flocks of mother wild turkeys and their chicks," says Sturla. (petfinder.com)
  • Originally, black colored turkeys were a relative rarity among New World flocks, but Europeans heavily selected for this trait until it became predominant. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although flocks of wild turkeys are more common in the city's greener parts (including the Bronx's Pelham Bay Park and Van Cortlandt Park and Staten Island's South Beach Psychiatric Hospital) due to the ban on hunting, Zelda was believed to be the only one in Manhattan. (wikipedia.org)
  • poults
  • Norwich Meadows Farm also raises and processes on the farm, but buys their turkeys when they're poults, getting them when they're newly hatched and raising them from there and from what we've heard, raising turkeys is a lot of work. (grownyc.org)
  • Turkey coronaviruses are members of the family Coronaviridae that infect turkeys, especially poults, leading to gastrointestinal disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • birds
  • upcoming animated film Free Birds (previously titled Turkeys). (collider.com)
  • DiPaola Turkey Farms will bring extra birds to the Greenmarket Wednesday, but if you don't want to abandon Thanksgiving's main course to chance, you may still be able to order a size in advance. (nymag.com)
  • As Animal Place cofounder Kim Sturla approaches the turkey barn, she can hear the 12 birds inside bustling around, ready for their breakfast and another day. (petfinder.com)
  • The domestic turkeys who live at Animal Place are lucky birds. (petfinder.com)
  • In the USA, a turkey coronavirus is one of the pathogens responsible for the Poult Enteritis and Mortality Syndrome (PEMS) in birds under the age of one month. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lighter birds are sometimes called Lavender turkeys. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turkeys of the Slate breed may actually be any number of shades between pure black and white, but only ash-gray birds are eligible for showing under the directive of the American Poultry Association's ''Standard of Perfection'', into which they admitted as a variety in 1874. (wikipedia.org)
  • The breeding stock for these birds are owned largely by three multinational corporations: Hybrid Turkeys of Ontario, Canada, British United Turkeys of America in Lewisburg, West Virginia, and Nicholas Turkey Breeding Farms in Sonoma, California. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other than exhibition birds and those on a scant few small farms, other turkeys virtually disappeared. (wikipedia.org)
  • By 2006, the count of heritage turkeys in the U.S. was up to 8,800 breeding birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • One theory is that when Europeans first encountered turkeys in America, they incorrectly identified the birds as a type of guineafowl, which were already being imported into Europe by Turkey merchants via Constantinople and were therefore nicknamed Turkey coqs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several other birds that are sometimes called turkeys are not particularly closely related: the brushturkeys are megapodes, and the bird sometimes known as the "Australian turkey" is the Australian bustard (Ardeotis australis). (wikipedia.org)
  • Habituated turkeys may attempt to dominate or attack people that the birds view as subordinates. (wikipedia.org)
  • North America
  • The common names for Meleagris gallopavo (the wild turkey of North America, but best known worldwide from the domesticated turkey ), in other languages also frequently reflect its exotic origins, seen from a European viewpoint, and confusion about where it actually comes from. (wikipedia.org)
  • For over 35 years, the overwhelming majority of the 280 million turkeys produced in North America each year have been the product of a few genetic strains of Broad Breasted White. (wikipedia.org)
  • fowl
  • Beginning in the 1920s and continuing in to the 1950s, broad-breasted fowl began to replace all other types of turkey in commercial production. (wikipedia.org)
  • Halal
  • Norwich Meadows processes far fewer turkeys but they are also Halal, so only Zaid can process the turkeys. (grownyc.org)
  • When Beautiful Brands International, a company from Tulsa, Oklahoma, signed a deal with a Saudi Arabian firm to open 120 locations in eight countries in the Middle East, they had to substitute pork bacon with Halal turkey bacon in their recipes at Camille's Sidewalk Cafe locations as consumption of pork and non-halal meat is forbidden by Islamic customs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ironically
  • Ironically, many of these names incorporate an assumed Indian origin, such as diiq Hindi ("Indian rooster") in Arabian countries, dinde ("from India") in French, индюшка (indyushka) ("bird of India") in Russia, indyk in Poland, and Hindi ("India") in Turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • dominate
  • In the 1960s producers began to heavily favor turkeys that did not show the dark pin feathers in their carcass, and thus the Broad Breasted White grew to dominate the industry, a trend which continues to this day. (wikipedia.org)
  • fryer
  • Thousands of fires as well as many deaths and injuries happen each year due to turkey fryer fires. (pbs.org)
  • Stay Away from The House - Set up the turkey fryer more than 10 feet away from your home and keep children and pets away. (pbs.org)
  • Monitor the Temp - Use caution when touching the turkey fryer. (pbs.org)
  • A turkey fryer is an apparatus for deep-frying a turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Fried turkey has been a longtime favorite in the Southern United States, and has recently become popular in other parts of the country because of the reduced time needed to cook a turkey in a deep fryer, versus other conventional methods such as an oven or a rotisserie grill. (wikipedia.org)
  • A traditional turkey fryer kit consists of a burner, a large stock pot with lid, a basket and/or poultry holder, a lifter and a thermometer. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is also a possibility that an overheated turkey fryer can explode. (wikipedia.org)
  • A number of homes and other buildings (such as garages) have been destroyed due to the unsafe use of a turkey fryer and UL has refused to list turkey fryers, releasing a short and graphic explanatory video on their concerns. (wikipedia.org)
  • varieties
  • Along with the adoption of the Broad Breasted White by industrial producers, other turkey varieties faded in numbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • known
  • Turkeys are feisty creatures that have a herd mentality and have been known to take down electric fences without too much effort, electric jolts and all. (grownyc.org)
  • I am told that the current joke going around the House is that it is the first time in recorded history that turkeys have been known to vote for an early Christmas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turkeys have been known to be aggressive toward humans and pets in residential areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • A turkey fossil not assignable to genus but similar to Meleagris is known from the Late Miocene of Westmoreland County, Virginia. (wikipedia.org)
  • California
  • George, a large tom turkey, came to the sanctuary almost a year ago, following his rescue from a big turkey farm in northern California. (petfinder.com)
  • One, the well-documented California turkey Meleagris californica, became extinct recently enough to have been hunted by early human settlers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Portuguese
  • The Hawaiian nobleman Boki acquired turkeys during the South American leg of his world tour and introduced both the bird and the Hawaiian transliteration of the Portuguese term peru to Hawai'i and later, in 1827, to Rotuma. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Portuguese the word for turkey is peru, which also refers to the South American country Peru, but once referred to much of the Spanish-controlled Americas, including Mexico, where turkeys come from. (wikipedia.org)
  • LIST
  • It has been requested that the title of this article be changed to List of non-English words meaning 'turkey' . (wikipedia.org)
  • farmers
  • Just us turkey farmers. (storify.com)
  • After four weeks, the critical time for a poult has passed and the turkeys are much more independent, although the farmers can't relax too much. (grownyc.org)
  • You can ask the farmers questions about exactly how the turkeys were raised, what kind of food they ate, and even hear fun stories about the turkeys roaming (or flying) free and they'll know the answers. (grownyc.org)
  • Some prominent chefs, farmers, and food critics have also contended that heritage turkey meat tastes better and is more healthy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americas
  • The other theory arises from turkeys coming to England from the Americas via merchant ships from the Middle East where they were domesticated successfully. (wikipedia.org)
  • take
  • When it comes to deep frying turkey, you want to take every precaution to keep your family and your home safe. (pbs.org)
  • Quattro's is a much larger operation than Norwich Meadows and raises around 400 turkeys so it can sometimes take a few days to finish processing them all. (grownyc.org)
  • This seemed like a good occasion to take a look back at humanity's relationship with turkeys. (sfgate.com)
  • The town of Brookline, Massachusetts recommends that citizens be aggressive toward the turkeys, take a step towards them and do not back down. (wikipedia.org)
  • BACK
  • When Phil comes back to check on his turkey, he finds Jay's, which is poorly cooked. (wikipedia.org)
  • On February 2012, Viacom reached an agreement with Digiturk and brought back Nickelodeon and MTV to Turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • refers
  • While the act of hitting another's face with the penis can be a sexual act, the term "turkey slap" refers to the act when performed in a non-sexual way either playfully or to shame, degrade or harass the victim. (wikipedia.org)
  • show
  • With Imcom's technology, he told me during Startup Turkey , furniture shops can scan that red chair on display and show potential clients what it looks like in different colors. (forbes.com)
  • The last two turkeys show what happens when the site's designers forget that business websites are there to be used, not admired as graphic masterpieces. (ft.com)
  • early
  • The "Norfolk Black" is generally considered the oldest turkey breed in the UK Black turkeys were sent in the holds of ships on the transatlantic crossing from Europe to the New World, and were raised by early colonists. (wikipedia.org)
  • oven
  • Jay gets their suitcases and they get out of the house when they realize they left Joe in their bedroom and Jay forgot the turkey he had in the oven. (wikipedia.org)
  • males
  • Males of both turkey species have a distinctive fleshy wattle or protuberance that hangs from the top of the beak (called a snood). (wikipedia.org)
  • Christmas
  • Here are some turkeys for Christmas: things to be thankful other people did on their websites. (ft.com)
  • Turkeys voting for Christmas is an English idiom used as a metaphor or simile (in the construct "like turkeys voting for Christmas") in reference to an apparently suicidal ("death-wish") choice, especially a political vote against one's self-interest. (wikipedia.org)
  • In modern times, in the United Kingdom, turkeys are commonly eaten as part of the English Christmas dinner. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations writes that a commentator in the Independent Magazine traced the origin of the phrase to British Liberal Party politician David Penhaligon, who is quoted as saying: "Us voting for the Pact is like a turkey voting for Christmas" in reference to the 1977 Lib-Lab Pact which he opposed. (wikipedia.org)
  • If the House of Commons voted for Maastricht it would be like 651 turkeys voting for Christmas. (wikipedia.org)
  • neighborhood
  • A police officer gently eases her patrol car through an intersection in Staten Island in a neighborhood where a large population of feral turkeys has established residence. (newsday.com)
  • A pedestrian walks down Cromwell Avenue past several wild turkeys that are pesky inhabitants of a neighborhood in Staten Island. (newsday.com)
  • A youngster walks past several wild turkeys that have taken up residence in a Staten Island neighborhood. (newsday.com)
  • time
  • The operation must be considered hazardous from the time the flame is lit to the time the turkey is removed and the oil is cooled. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cooking time is about four minutes per pound (or about 7 minutes per kilo) of turkey, so a 15-pound turkey needs to be cooked for about one hour in 350 °F (175 °C) oil. (wikipedia.org)
  • meat
  • But with the advent of factory farming of poultry, turkeys began to be selectively bred for increasingly larger size, focusing especially on the production of breast meat. (wikipedia.org)
  • To meet perceived consumer demand and increase producers' profit margins, the goal in turkey farming became the production of the maximum amount of breast meat at the lowest possible cost. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cured turkey bacon made from dark meat can be 90% fat free. (wikipedia.org)
  • taken
  • On 22 May 2010, Nickelodeon and MTV Turkey were taken off of Digiturk, most likely due to misagreement issues. (wikipedia.org)
  • New Yorkers who frequent the park have taken to calling the turkeys they see there Giuliani, after Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City. (wikipedia.org)
  • common
  • After roasting, the most common method of turkey preparation is deep-frying, southern style, which involves submerging the whole turkey into a deep frying vat. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • Turkey bacon is an imitation bacon usually prepared from cured, smoked, chopped and formed turkey, which is commonly marketed as a low-fat alternative to pork bacon. (wikipedia.org)
  • life
  • A friend of Zaid's warned him when he first started to raise turkeys that "a turkey in its first few weeks of life is just looking for a place to die. (grownyc.org)
  • It's an uneventful but peaceful life, and the turkeys seem content. (petfinder.com)
  • Mexico
  • When Luke opens the suitcase to find his birthday present from Mexico, he finds Phil's turkey instead. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mess-up makes Gloria and Jay admit that they were never in Mexico and they explain that the third turkey was theirs. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is believed that possibly the earliest turkeys were domesticated for their cultural and symbolic significance in ancient Mexico. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • They were prepared in two very different ways: The across-the-street members of the turkey crew killed theirs (Stripes) about a week out, and let it rest, guts in and feathers on, in a cooler of ice. (storify.com)
  • process
  • Turkey red used the root of the rubia plant as the colorant, but the process was long and complicated, involving multiple soaking of the fabrics in lye, olive oil, sheep's dung, and other ingredients. (wikipedia.org)
  • mainly
  • Turkey B2B Marketplace is part of TradeBoss.com B2B Marketplace and it is displaying mainly companies, products and buy / sell trade leads from Turkey. (tradeboss.com)
  • On 1 May 2012, the Nick Jr. channel came to Turkey and mainly broadcasts preschooler shows for young kids aged 2-8 and is a 24-hour kid's channel much like Nickelodeon. (wikipedia.org)
  • family
  • When you buy directly from a local, family farm, you know they care and want the best not only for their turkeys but also for their customers. (grownyc.org)
  • Three Turkeys" is the eighth episode of the sixth season of the American sitcom Modern Family, and the series' 128th episode overall. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vodafone Turkey operates in 81 cities of Turkey with its approximately more than 3300 employees, more than 1200 stores, 23 thousand points of sale and a stakeholder family of 53 thousand people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turkeys are classed in the family of Phasianidae (pheasants, partridges, francolins, junglefowl, grouse, and relatives thereof) in the taxonomic order of Galliformes. (wikipedia.org)