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Thanksgiving Turkey Weight

Below table shows thanksgiving turkey weight in pounds, kilograms, thawing and roasting time.
Hope this will be useful for forthcoming thanksgiving.

Pounds Kilos Serves Thawing
Refrig.
Thawing
Cold Water
Roasting
Unstuffed
Roasting
Stuffed
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)

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

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