Monday, November 14, 2011

Kel's Fun Fact: Turkeys

Turkey droppings, mixed with wood chips, can be used as a fuel source and has been used in Benson, Minn., to run a power plant. Of all farm animal manure, turkey litter is the best to use as a fuel source.

Related turkey facts:

  • Turkey eggs take 28 days to hatch.

  • Baby turkey are called Poults.

  • Tom turkeys are polygamous and sleep with as many hens as possible.

  • Between 5000 and 3000 BC in Mexico, the only domesticated animal was the turkey.

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