smoking a turkey

Discussion in 'Poultry' started by ikester, Sep 19, 2011.

  1. is a 30 lb turkey to big to smoke on a UDS???  any help...
  2. redneck69

    redneck69 Smoking Fanatic

    holly cr*p..a 30 lb turkey..are you sure its not a small ostrich???..well need to make sure that big bruiser gets to 140 internal temp in 4 hours to kill off any bacteria or germs...the largest bird i have done is about 14 lbs...there should be some uds pros here shortly to answer your question
  3. smokinal

    smokinal Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    It's way too big!

    You would have to spatchcock it, and even then it would be close.
  4. barefoottwo

    barefoottwo Newbie

    I just got a 30 lb bird also. I was thinking about cutting the breast meat away and just smoking them. Anyone have any feed back on this would be better than smoking it all as one.
  5. africanmeat

    africanmeat Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    You can do a turkey pastrami

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