Butterball suppliers had trouble fattening up turkeys

(WFLX) - This could be a recipe for a Thanksgiving Day disaster for some Butterball turkey fans!

There is a shortage of large, fresh Butterball turkeys this year. It's all because farmers, who supply Butterball, couldn't get their turkeys to plump up sufficiently, so fresh ones over 16 pounds might be in short supply.

But don't panic! There are still plenty of frozen turkeys from Butterball as well as fresh birds from other producers available for your roasting pleasure.

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