Interesting Turkey Facts!
Once you’ve tried one of our Free-Range Turkeys, there’s just no going back! Always moist, succulent and delicious, and worthy of the spotlight at the center of your festive feast – expect compliments!
- Raised ethically and & locally in the Fraser Valley
- Daily access to grass pastures
- No antibiotics or medications of any kind
- No steroids or added hormones*
What to do with leftovers? Try turkey croquettes, turkey shepherd’s pie or turkey sandwiches
In 2014 Canadians consumed a total of 85 million whole turkeys!
Did you know Canadians consumed 147 million kgs. of turkey in 2014?
33% of Canadian households (45 million) purchased turkey products for thanksgiving in 2014
Turkeys are native to North America. Turkeys are the only breed of poultry native to the Western Hemisphere
The most common sides? Stuffing, mashed potatoes and yams
Fact: only male turkeys gobble
Turkeys also make other sounds including “yelps” and “kee-kees”
Your turkey is done when the thigh meat reaches an internal temperature of 180 degrees Fahrenheit
*Canadian Govt. regulations prohibit the use of hormones in raising poultry
See our oven roasting chart below: