Processing...

`Volume = f( "w" , mu"Density of Poultry")`

Enter a value for all fields

The **Volume of a Turkey** calculator approximates the volume of a Photo by Tim Sackton

turkey based on its weight and the mean density of poultry.

**INSTRUCTIONS:** Choose units and enter the following:

- (
**W**) Weight of Turkey

**Volume of a Turkey(V):** The calculator returns the approximate volume of the turkey in fluid ounces. However, this can be automatically converted to other volume units (e.g. gallons or liters) via the pull-down menu.

- How big of a turkey do we need?
- Time to Deep Fry a Turkey
- Time to Thaw a Frozen Turkey
- Oil Displaced by a Turkey
- Volume of a Bird Fryer
- Volume of a Rectangular Fryer
- Volume of a Circular Fryer
- Oil needed for Turkey Fryer
- Convert Kitchen Units This helps you use different measuring cups in the kitchen to correctly add up to the prescribed volume.

When cooking a turkey by deep frying, it can be useful to know the approximate volume in fluid units that a given turkey displaces, taking into account the cavity in the turkey body. This formula uses the weight of a prepared turkey and the mean density of poultry (`1050 "kg/"m^3`) to compute the volume in meters cubed. That number is then converted to fluid ounces for comparison with the volume of a deep fryer.

A common holiday tradition is to cook a turkey for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas. One of the recent trends is deep frying a turkey. This formula helps you know how many fluid ounces of cooking oil is needed for your deep fryer pot by measuring the interior dimensions of the fryer.