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    Not too much of a night owl.

    We butchered 5 of the 9 turkeys today. Wow. That is a LOT of work!
    I did something to my thumb on the first bird and it's not working right. Apparently, once the birds are inverted they calm way down. They don't seem to freak out until the very last bit, then they flap their wings like crazy. If you don't hold them steady they make quite a mess. I found out that those toms are really strong. I don't know if he hyper-extended my thumb backwards or jammed it. In either case my left hand isn't working well. Of course it happened on the first bird of the day!
    Our son showed up and helped us get through the next four. It was nice to have that third body.
    There of the Tom weighed 50# or more. The other two were about 45. I think we either fed them too well, or let them get too big before we butchered them. It was our first year, so we will know better for next year.

    No sewing for tonight. I'm off to tuck in for the night!

    I hope your days went well! Hugs! C
    Be who you are and say what you feel
    because those who mind don't matter,
    and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss

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    Re: Not too much of a night owl.

    How do you get a 50# turkey in your oven????
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      #3
      Re: Not too much of a night owl.

      Originally posted by bubba View Post
      How do you get a 50# turkey in your oven????
      In stages I guess, like one leg at a time ... Or maybe a huge deep fryer!

      Steve and I went to watch the Cubs game on a huge screen TV at the casino - Cubs won and are going to the World Series. That broke a 71 year losing streak. And an added benefit I came home with more money than when I left. It was a very good night.

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        Re: Not too much of a night owl.

        Originally posted by bubba View Post
        How do you get a 50# turkey in your oven????
        Exactly what I was thinking......the biggest I've ever seen was about 30 lbs.

        No sewing for me in about a week. Went away with my girlfriends for 3 days and then just busy. I did manage to get 12 shoe bags cut out and ready to put together. Maybe I'll get some sewing time in after church today.
        Last edited by Carol336; October 23, 2016, 04:17 AM.

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          Re: Not too much of a night owl.

          We quartered them! We are going to smoke them.
          It would have taken my entire roasting pan and all of my oven to put these boys in the oven!
          Be who you are and say what you feel
          because those who mind don't matter,
          and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss

          http://www.toggpine.wordpress.com

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