Former President Jimmy Carter is recovering at a Georgia hospital after he underwent surgery to repair a broken hip suffered in a fall at his home Monday morning.

A statement from the Atlanta-based Carter Center said the 94-year-old Carter fell while leaving to go turkey hunting and underwent successful surgery to repair his hip at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus.

"President Carter said his main concern is that turkey season ends this week, and he has not reached his limit," Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said. "He hopes the State of Georgia will allow him to rollover the unused limit to next year." Read more at FOX News