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Offline Hangfire

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any young turkeys being seen?
« on: June 29, 2020, 11:06:41 PM »
I have not seen a single young of year yet. My sister lives near Sacheen lake , they have seen a lot of adults but only one young. We have had some hard spring rains, that can affect hatching success.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2020, 06:18:56 AM »
They're young still, seeing plenty out my way and yes we got DUMPED on more than a few times this year.
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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2020, 06:22:26 AM »
Have seen two moderate sized broods, so much spring growth you not see many

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2020, 06:23:52 AM »
Lots of hens running around with 8 to 12 little ones here in Eburg

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2020, 07:03:09 AM »
I've seen the freeway turkeys at Sullivan with a brood. 

Just saw my first group of quail puff balls last weekend.  I think it's just a little late.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2020, 09:15:17 AM »
We have been seeing a few at our cabin north of Spokane.  The numbers are less than normal but they might just be a little later than usual this year.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2020, 11:29:07 AM »
Mother in law had a flock in her yard a little over a month ago.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #7 on: June 30, 2020, 11:44:20 AM »
I've seen a few hens with chicks in tow.   Will say I've seen more lone hens than normal though.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #8 on: June 30, 2020, 02:02:14 PM »
Not near as many as last spring but yes we have seen some young ones.  Even saw a few baby grouse which surprised me with how wet the spring has been. 

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #9 on: June 30, 2020, 02:03:47 PM »
Yup

Fewer, but out there.

With this years messed up turkey season I think it'll be a wash and spring 2021 will see a lot of mature birds.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #10 on: June 30, 2020, 04:14:40 PM »
Here around republic I’m seeing quite a few. Broods of 6-12. Let my dogs out this morning and 2 hens and what looked like 2 dozen little ones flew into our tree. Scarred the heck out of my pup haha. We’ve had em around for a couple weeks already so they’re getting big
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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #11 on: June 30, 2020, 09:09:52 PM »
Great hatch here this spring. Saw three hens with close to thirty poults on yesterday mornings run, it looked like the biggest quail covey I’d ever seen.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #12 on: June 30, 2020, 09:54:09 PM »
Yup

Fewer, but out there.

With this years messed up turkey season I think it'll be a wash and spring 2021 will see a lot of mature birds.

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #13 on: June 30, 2020, 10:57:01 PM »
Definitely a drop in polts, lotta hens with nothing in tow, or maybe 2-3 or maybe 4 polts in tow

But I think itll be great next spring, all the year old birds are doing well.  I see a lot of adults!

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Re: any young turkeys being seen?
« Reply #14 on: July 01, 2020, 05:22:36 AM »
Yup

Fewer, but out there.

With this years messed up turkey season I think it'll be a wash and spring 2021 will see a lot of mature birds.

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