Did you know that the standard commercial turkey is a called a Broad Breasted White?
It's a breed specifically bred to turn the least amount of feed into the most amount of weight the fastest. This, in turn, creates a bird with such a large breast that it is unable to mate. How can one expect to get a tasty bird if they're grown in such a way?
Oh by the way, commercial turkeys are white-feathered. Shh, don't tell the children, their color-by-number drawings of multi-colored turkeys aren't what they're eating for Thanksgiving.
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