turkeys

Dry 2012 helped young turkey's survive.
2:29 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Outlook Good for 2013 Iowa Turkey Hunting

Credit http://www.iowasportsman.com/index.php?topic=TurkeyHunting

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources said last year’s dry conditions across the state will lead to a better than average turkey hunting season this year.

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Gizzards, Wattles and More
9:18 am
Fri November 23, 2012

The Fate of Those Other Turkey Parts

A wild turkey
Credit National Geographic

Many Americans have leftover turkey after the Thanksgiving holiday, but some parts of the bird never even make it to the table.

The gizzards, testicles, and that dangling red thing called a wattle are parts of the turkey that usually do not end up next to the sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving Day or in the fridge afterward.

Kyle Cecil, University of Illinois Extension Educator of Local Food Systems and Small Farms, said  that was not always the case.

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