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I have noticed a Kosher shop selling turkeys only at this time of the year (...late December). Without getting into a discussion about the Kashrut status of turkeys, is this considered in the spirit of a Kosher shop to sell such an item and, could it be considered (at worst) 'chukat hagoi'?

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What in the world is a "spirit of a Kosher shop"?? –  Double AA Dec 26 '13 at 0:45
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possible dupe? judaism.stackexchange.com/q/4120/759 –  Double AA Dec 26 '13 at 4:29
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@double aa, relevant, surely, but I don't think it's a dupe. –  Seth J Dec 26 '13 at 4:31
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I thought the stereotype was that Christians tend to eat a large ham on their holiday. Maybe they're catering to Jews who like turkey and missed Thanksgiving. Maybe they're leftover frozen turkeys that other stores couldn't sell for Thanksgiving, and which this store bought at a discount. Did you ask the store management why you don't see turkeys the rest of the year? –  Seth J Dec 26 '13 at 4:34
    
@SethJ, i didn't ask the manager, but this is in the UK. –  bondonk Dec 26 '13 at 14:46
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