Below table shows thanksgiving turkey weight in pounds, kilograms, thawing and roasting time.
Hope this will be useful for forthcoming thanksgiving.
|8-12||3.6-5.4||Up to 4||1-2 days||4-6 hours||2.5-3.5 hours||3-4 hours|
|12-16||5.4-7.3||5-7||2-3 days||6-8-hours||3-4.5 hours||3.5-5 hours|
|16-20||7.3-9.1||8-10||3-4 days||8-10 hours||4-5 hours||4.5-5.5 hours|
|20-24||9.1-10.9||10-15||4-5 days||10-12 hours||4.5-6 hours||5-6.5 hours|
Source, except pounds to kilograms conversion, : Sandy Moyer Cooking Site
(you can get many more useful information about roasting thanksgiving turkey on this page, including roasting,thawing,serving,recipes etc.)
Weight Conversion: 1 lb is equal to 0.4536 kg (45.36 dag)
Serving: you should figure 1, to as much as 2 pounds per person (0.45 to 0.9 kg per person)
Thawing: allow about half an hour per pound in cold water, change the water every 30 minutes
Roasting: roasting times are given for oven preheated to 325 fahrenheits (about 160 centigrade)