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Unread 11-15-2009, 07:57 AM   #1
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Default 8# turkey breast

How many people will an 8# breast feed?
I need enough for 24 people.

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That should cut it, depending on your audience. You are looking at 5.33 oz per.
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Does it have a bone? If it does, then you may be close.
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8 pound bone in is more like serving 8. better get two or three
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I was thinking either 3 or 4 - 8# breast ,bone-in I think would yield 6# of meat.

3 breast = 18# / 24 would be .75# per person. Is 3/4 # per person ok?
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Most folks figure 1/4 pound of meat per person if you are serving sides, etc. I use 1/3 pound just to be safe.
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if its bone in i would say 8-10
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Yeah I was thinking boneless.
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Half pound per person of born in breast http://urbanext.illinois.edu/turkey/selection.cfm
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