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31-01-2018, 06:25 PM
RE: Charts & Graphs
(22-11-2017 09:23 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  Over the last 50 years turkeys have been selectively bred so that they are now 50% heavier than in 1966 and 100% heavier than in 1930!!!


They have been bred for more meat and less bones. They are only viable for a short time before their skeleton collapses. Sad

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31-01-2018, 08:24 PM
RE: Charts & Graphs
(22-11-2017 09:23 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  Over the last 50 years turkeys have been selectively bred so that they are now 50% heavier than in 1966 and 100% heavier than in 1930!!!

When I was a kid, my Grandpa introduced me to the father of the fatherless turkey. His house was just up the road from ours. Did his work at the Beltsville Ag Center. I did a stint there myself in 1980. Smile

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31-01-2018, 08:25 PM
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(31-01-2018 06:25 PM)Dom Wrote:  
(22-11-2017 09:23 AM)Full Circle Wrote:  Over the last 50 years turkeys have been selectively bred so that they are now 50% heavier than in 1966 and 100% heavier than in 1930!!!


They have been bred for more meat and less bones. They are only viable for a short time before their skeleton collapses. Sad

At least they die with a purpose. Smile

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