Turkeys Raised Up 4 Percent from 2006

US - The preliminary estimate of turkeys raised in the United States during 2007 is 272 million, up 4 percent from the number raised during 2006, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).
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Turkeys Raised Up 4 Percent from 2006

The preliminary estimate of turkeys raised in the United States during 2007 is 272 million, up 4 percent from the number raised during 2006.

The following six States are expected to account for about two-thirds of the turkeys produced in the United States during 2007: Minnesota, at 46.0 million turkeys, is up 2 percent from last year; North Carolina, at 39.0 million turkeys, is up 4 percent from last year; Arkansas, at 31.0 million turkeys, is up 3 percent from a year ago; Virginia, at 21.5 million turkeys, is unchanged from 2006; Missouri, at 21.0 million turkeys, is up 5 percent from last year; and California, at 16.8 million turkeys, is up 6 percent from last year.

Number of Turkeys Raised
United States, 1997 - 2007



Number of Turkeys Raised
Major States, 1997 - 2007



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