How Long Can You Keep a Turkey Carcass?


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A turkey carcass can be kept in the freezer for 2 to 3 months if stored properly. The carcass should not be kept in the refrigerator for more than 3 to 4 days.

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The turkey carcass is often used in making stock, which is used in soups and sauces. It is advised that the meat be removed from the carcass before freezing or refrigeration.

Cooked turkey should not be left out at room temperature for more than 2 to 3 hours. Leftover turkey can be kept in the freezer for 3 to 4 months and 3 to 4 days in the refrigerator before being discarded.

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