One of a flock of breeding hens at Raymond's Turkey Farm in Methuen, Mass. peers into the camera lens.
Raymond's is the largest turkey farm in Massachusetts, raising and selling some 19,000 turkeys annually. Approximately 10,000 of those are eaten for Thankgiving dinners.
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