Are those words sounding a bit early? Well, for consumers it might be, but for farmers “turkey time” is now. Commercial turkey producers are beginning to harvest turkeys destined for roasting pans this holiday season. The seasonal slaughter rates for turkey remain fairly steady all year, but beginning in October those rates rise over the six to eight weeks ahead of Thanksgiving. Figure 1 shows the weekly levels of turkey production.
October’s Dairy Data Dashboard By Alan Levitt Every month, USDEC aggregates domestic and global dairy data to create 10 charts displayed in a one-page, printable dashboard. The October Dairy Data Dashboard