Where did domestic turkeys come from?
Farmyard turkeys were domesticated from a species called the Wild Turkey, native to the eastern and southwestern states and parts of Mexico. It’s likely that the Mayans of southern Mexico were the first to domesticate turkeys, maybe 2000 years ago.
How much does turkey cost in India?
The turkey was introduced here by British rulers and is a popular Christmas dish. In restaurants, roast turkey costs around Rs 700 and stuffed turkey costs around Rs 600.
What is the price of turkey in Nepal?
One kilo of live turkey costs NPR1,000.
Is turkey a chicken or meat?
Turkey meat, commonly referred to as just turkey, is the meat from turkeys, typically domesticated turkeys but also wild turkeys.
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Is turkey a chicken or bird?
The turkey is a large bird in the genus Meleagris, native to North America. There are two extant turkey species: the wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) of eastern and central North America and the ocellated turkey (Meleagris ocellata) of the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico.
Is turkey meat the same as chicken?
Turkey is fairly comparable to chicken in nutrients, but both its dark and white meat are slightly leaner. White meat has slightly less saturated fat than dark; skinless, boneless breast is leanest.
Where was the first turkey domesticated?
One established center of turkey domestication was central Mexico, where the bones of Meleagris gallopavo—ancestors of the turkeys we eat today—have been found from as early as about 800 B.C.E. alongside ancient turkey pens and fossilized poop containing traces of corn, suggesting the birds were kept and fed.