If this is Friday, I should be going to a football game tomorrow, not yesterday. I'm so confused!
sfgate.com is not a great place to find real news, but I can count on them for this kind of stuff: Tipsy turkeys: NH birds fed beer for flavor, size
[New Hampshire farmer Joe] Morette, who is raising about 50 Thanksgiving turkeys this year, has been giving his birds beer since 1993...I'm treating myself with New Belgium 'La Folie' sour brown ale, and I have SN Celebration if I'm still thirsty after that. What are you and your turkeys drinking?
Morette, who prefers serving the turkeys lager, insists the beer makes birds fatter, more flavorful and juicier.
The animal rights group PETA said turkeys shouldn't be fed beer and that "farmers across the country use questionable practices to keep costs down or to alter the taste of animals' flesh because their priority is profit, not the animals' welfare."
But a poultry expert with the University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension said it is unlikely the birds are suffering.