How Many Turkeys Are Eaten on Thanksgiving?

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In the year 2011, there were over 248.5 million turkeys raised worldwide. 219 million of these were consumed in the United States. According to some consumer information, it is thought that of those 219 million, about 46 million were eaten on Thanksgiving. In addition, about 22 million were eaten that year at Christmas. At Easter, another 19 million were eaten. These figures show that about 88 percent of the turkeys eaten in the US are eaten on Thanksgiving.
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