Faith Bannister | WVOW News
CHARLESTON The number of turkeys raised in West Virginia in 2022 is
expected to be 3.6 million, the same as in 2021.
In the United States during 2022, the number of turkeys raised is
predicted at 212 million, down two percent from the number
raised during 2021. The top six states will produce 68 percent of
the turkeys produced in the United States in 2022.
Minnesota produces the most turkeys, with 37.5 million, a seven percent
decrease from the previous year. North Carolina produced 28
million turkeys, a seven percent decrease from the previous
year. Arkansas produced almost as many as North Carolina, 27
million turkeys, unchanged from their amount from the year
previous. Missouri produced 17.5 million turkeys, a three
percent increase over the previous year. Virginia is up one percent from last year with 14.6 million.