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Old 11-25-2005, 11:17 AM   #1
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How Long Can I Freeze a Turkey?

How long can I freeze an uncooked/frozen turkey, and still have it taste 'fresh'? Bought a few, and thinking about making the other around Dec or Jan. Any advice? TIA


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Old 11-25-2005, 11:25 AM   #2
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A long time! At least a year.

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Old 11-25-2005, 11:41 AM   #3
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A long time! At least a year.
At least a year? I'm calling the cryogenics lab to see if we can both be frozen (and still fresh).
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Old 11-25-2005, 11:44 AM   #4
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Had a couple frozen for over a year and they were fine.
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Old 11-25-2005, 02:41 PM   #5
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As long as they are not thawed the least little bit, they should be fine for 18 months. I had a 27 pounder that was in for that length of time and you could not tell that it had been frozen that long!!!
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Old 11-25-2005, 06:22 PM   #6
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They do last a long time. The heavy vaccum wrap they put them in really keeps them well protected.
I have found that anything packed like that (even salmon fillets and whole chickens) will keep a long time. HB put an 18 month old pork loin on the smoker a while back, and didn't have even a hint of freezer burn, and was tender and juicy as could be.

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