We thought you might all like to know a few facts this Thanksgiving that you can share with your families and friends in those awkward silent moments...yes, you know what we're talking about! Avoid those awkward moments and fill them with these facts!
About 46 million turkeys will end up on U.S. dinner tables this Thanksgiving—or about 736 million pounds (334 million kilograms) of turkey meat, according to estimates from the National Turkey Federation.
U.S. farmers will also produce 735 million pounds (333 million kilograms) of cranberries, which, like turkeys, are native to the Americas. The top producers are Wisconsin and Massachusetts.