News tagged with wild turkeys

What is a heritage turkey?

Over 45 million turkeys are eaten by Americans each Thanksgiving, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Hunters provide some—last autumn, about 24,000 wild turkeys were harvested in Pennsylvania. Vegetarians ...

dateNov 20, 2014 in Plants & Animals
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Animal reservoir mystery solved

(Phys.org) -- A team of scientists at Washington University in St. Louis has been keeping a wary eye on emerging tick-borne diseases in Missouri for the past dozen years, and they have just nailed down another part of the ...

dateJun 22, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Texas drought will harm wildlife habitat for years

(AP) -- In a muddy pile of sand where a pond once flowed in the Texas Panhandle, dead fish, their flesh already decayed and feasted on by maggots, lie with their mouths open. Nearby, deer munch on the equivalent of vegetative ...

dateAug 08, 2011 in Environment
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Probing Question: What is a heritage turkey?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Over 45 million turkeys are eaten by Americans each Thanksgiving, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Hunters provide some -- last autumn, about 24,000 wild turkeys were harvested in Pennsylvania. ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Other
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Modern Turkey: Modern Miracle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many of us will sit down with our families to a wonderful turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. But statistics increasingly show that Americans consider turkey a year-round staple.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Other
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