How many turkeys are generally consumed in the U.S. at Christmas?
– 9 million
– 22 million
– 44 million
– 138 million
The National Turkey Federation estimates 88 percent of Americans enjoy a traditional turkey dinner at Thanksgiving. That equates to 44 million turkeys. Christmas, the second-most popular holiday for serving up the beloved bird, usually finds 22 million turkeys consumed at the Yuletide dinner table. Turkey is popular year-round as deli meat, as sausage, turkey tenderloin, turkey drumsticks and ground turkey for turkey tacos, meatballs, and as a substitute for hamburger. Source: EatTurkey.com