Turkey bird farming is commonly practised in countries like Australia, Canada, Britain, and Israil. They can be grown in any part of the world as they can tolerate varied range of temperature. Turkey meat is a key dish during religious festivals like Christmas and Easter. Turkey Biriyani is also delicious.
Turkey farming is done in some parts of Kerala. They can be grown on home lands. They will feed on the grass, insects, rotten grains and seeds. These lands will become fertile with the droppings of Turkey.
Turkey meat is a healthy food which contains vitamin A, C, Riboflavin, Thiamine, and Niacin. It is also rich in minerals like Calcium, Phosphorus, Chlorine, Sodium, Potassium, Iron, Magnesium, and Iodine.
It is quite easy to cook turkey meat. The small and soft fibres in the meat is easily digestible. The cholesterol level in the meat is low when compared to other animal foods. 100g meat contains only 60-90 mg cholesterol. So, all people can have it irrespective of the age differences.