It's the Turkey Dance

It's the ThanksGiving Turkey Dance

A turkey is a funny bird,

Its head goes wobble, wobble,

All it knows is just one word,

"Gobble, gobble, gobble."

Benjamin Franklin, who proposed the turkey as the official United States' bird, was dismayed when the bald eagle was chosen over the turkey. Franklin wrote to his daughter, referring to the eagle's "bad moral character," saying, "I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country! The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America."

The top five most popular ways to serve leftover Thanksgiving turkey are:


Soup or Stew




In fact, turkey is most often prepared in a sandwich year-round.

Talk Turkey

Only tom turkeys gobble.

Hen turkeys make a clicking noise.

Domesticated turkeys cannot fly.

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

June is National Turkey Lovers' Month!

The dog and cat food industry reached $11 billion in sales in the U.S., according to the Pet Food Institute - a 6.5 percent increase from a year earlier. The pet food industry is big business with more than 50 percent of all Americans owning dogs, cats or both and wanting to spend money on their faithful friend. Turkey products play a role in the pet food industry, providing our favorite pets with an important source of protein and nutrition. The turkey industry distributes 13 percent of its production for these domestic animals to enjoy!

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