In Canada, flock sizes typically range from 3,500 to 13,300 birds.
There are more than 540 turkey farmers in Canada. The province with the most turkey farms is Ontario, with about 35% of the country's birds.
Canadians consumed 150.6 million kg of turkey in the year 2008. The average Canadian, in 2008, ate 4.5 kg of turkey.
Thanksgiving and Christmas account for 71% of annual whole turkey sales.
At Christmas 2008, 4.1 million whole turkeys were purchased by Canadians, equal to 43% of all whole turkeys that were sold over the year.
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