• 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)
  • The super committee is the quintessence of turducken, having failed to stuff the turkey with duck and then chicken because its Republican chef, Grover Norquist, doesn't believe in taxing birds. (ft.com)
  • Going on average mass, several other birds on the continent, including the American white pelican ( Pelecanus erythrorhynchos ), the tundra swan ( Cygnus columbianus columbianus ) and the very rare California condor ( Gymnogyps californianus ) and whooping crane ( Grus americana ) surpass the mean weight of turkeys. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • flocks
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • feathers
  • In regards to that last "cake" -- yes, it does remind me of making 'turkeys' in grade school arts and crafts using pine cones for the bodies, felt 'feathers' and pipe cleaners for the legs and heads. (blogspot.com)
  • Turkeys have 5000 to 6000 feathers. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • The anhinga (Anhinga anhinga) is sometimes called a water turkey, from the shape of its tail when the feathers are fully spread for drying. (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)
  • wild turkey
  • A wild turkey flies up to its evening roost -- a tree in the front yard of Mary Jane Froese's parents -- in Staten Island. (newsday.com)
  • A wild turkey crosses a residential intersection in Staten Island. (newsday.com)
  • A wild turkey roosts in a tree in a residential Staten Island neighborhood. (newsday.com)
  • A wild turkey flies up to its nightly roost -- a tree in the middle of a Staten Island neighborhood. (newsday.com)
  • It is all a far cry from 1621, when the Wampanoag Indians joined the Mayflower Pilgrims in Plimoth Colony, Massachusetts, to consume wild turkey with other bounties from land and sea, none certified as safe by any government agency. (ft.com)
  • My wife claims to have made wild turkey gumbo, but she partly hails from Louisiana where Cajuns eat anything that moves, suitably spiced up. (ft.com)
  • For other uses, see Wild Turkey (disambiguation) . (wikipedia.org)
  • It is the same species as the domestic turkey , which was originally derived from a southern Mexican subspecies of wild turkey (not the related ocellated turkey ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The British at the time therefore associated the wild turkey with the country Turkey and the name prevails. (wikipedia.org)
  • The tarsus of the wild turkey is quite long and sturdy, measuring from 9.7 to 19.1 cm (3.8 to 7.5 in). (wikipedia.org)
  • The record-sized adult male wild turkey, according to the National Wild Turkey Federation , weighed 16.85 kg (37.1 lb), with records of tom turkeys weighing over 13.8 kg (30 lb) uncommon but not rare. (wikipedia.org)
  • On one hand, none of these other species are as sexually dimorphic in size as the wild turkey, but on the other, they are also far less numerous and are not legally hunted unlike the turkey, thousands of which are weighed every year during hunting season. (wikipedia.org)
  • Both have a brown color which is highlighted by shades of copper and blue-green, and the plumage overall is very similar to that of the wild turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • Zelda was a female wild turkey that lived in New York City's The Battery between mid-2003 and c. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is presumed that she entered Manhattan's north end from the Bronx in 2002 as a wild turkey fitting her description was first spotted in Riverside Park and then near the American Museum of Natural History and Tavern on the Green. (wikipedia.org)
  • Giuliani is the name given to a female wild turkey spotted in Riverside Park, who may have actually have been Zelda. (wikipedia.org)
  • A wild turkey was spotted in Riverside Park (adjacent to the North/Hudson River) as early as 2003, and wild turkeys have been reported there since. (wikipedia.org)
  • Can a Wild Turkey Find Success and Happiness in the Canyons of Manhattan? (wikipedia.org)
  • A Wild Turkey in New York's Battery Park. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • 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)
  • Buying local Massachusetts turkeys ensures a fresh turkey every time. (mass.gov)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • India
  • In Italian it is known as pollo d'India, with clear reference to India, although the most common name is tacchino, an onomatopoeia for the sound a turkey makes. (wikipedia.org)
  • It originated in India or Turkey, and was brought to Europe in the 1740s. (wikipedia.org)
  • varieties
  • Along with the adoption of the Broad Breasted White by industrial producers, other turkey varieties faded in numbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • bird
  • This bird then gets to go off and live out its life in peace, unless mowed down by AK-47 bullets, an appropriate fate, either way, for our political turkeys. (ft.com)
  • While it is usually rather lighter than the waterfowl, after the trumpeter swan ( Cygnus buccinator ), the turkey has the second heaviest maximum weight of any North American bird. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • There are two theories for the derivation of the name "turkey" for this bird, according to Columbia University professor of Romance languages Mario Pei. (wikipedia.org)
  • Again the importers lent the name to the bird: because these merchants were called "Turkey merchants" as much of the area was part of the Ottoman Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • BACK
  • This seemed like a good occasion to take a look back at humanity's relationship with turkeys. (sfgate.com)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Turkeys have been known to be aggressive toward humans and pets in residential areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pies
  • Turkey pies, soups, salad, and party platters are other items at some of our native stores. (mass.gov)
  • Americas
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • LIST
  • 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)
  • early
  • Turkey is a charter member of the UN, an early member of NATO, the IMF and the World Bank, and a founding member of the OECD, OSCE, BSEC, OIC and G-20. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • show
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Year
  • Massachusetts grown turkeys can be purchased "fresh dressed" many seasons of the year, not just during the holidays. (mass.gov)
  • 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)
  • species
  • As with many other species of the Galliformes , turkeys exhibit strong sexual dimorphism . (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • order
  • Turkeys are classed in the family of Phasianidae (pheasants, partridges, francolins, junglefowl, grouse, and relatives thereof) in the taxonomic order of Galliformes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wild turkeys have a social structure and pecking order and habituated turkeys may respond to humans and animals as they do to another turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • farmers
  • 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)
  • taken
  • A youngster walks past several wild turkeys that have taken up residence in a Staten Island neighborhood. (newsday.com)
  • 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)
  • 1922
  • The Turkish War of Independence, initiated by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his colleagues against occupying Allies, resulted in the abolition of monarchy in 1922 and the establishment of the Republic of Turkey in 1923, with Atatürk as its first president. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • process
  • Norwich Meadows processes far fewer turkeys but they are also Halal, so only Zaid can process the turkeys. (grownyc.org)
  • 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)
  • Oil was found in the region in the 1930s and the oldest in Turkey refinery was built in 1955 to process crude oil of the Raman and Garzan areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Turkish
  • The name of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye) can be divided into two components: the ethnonym Türk and the abstract suffix -iye meaning "owner", "land of" or "related to" (originally derived from the Greek and Latin suffixes -ia in Tourkia (Τουρκία) and Turchia). (wikipedia.org)
  • Nickelodeon Turkey was launched on 10 December 1997 on cable by Turkish company RTV and timeshared with Discovery Channel Turkey. (wikipedia.org)
  • actually
  • Rush Limbaugh actually looks like this turkey. (ft.com)
  • this turkey may have actually been Zelda due to her appearance coinciding with Zelda's migration) and Hedda Gobbler (at Morningside Park). (wikipedia.org)
  • larger size
  • 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)