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#2843296 - 06/03/12 02:21 AM Bearded hens
pledbetter
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Just wondering how many of you have shot a bearded hen

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#2843302 - 06/03/12 05:38 AM Re: Bearded hens [Re: pledbetter]
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I never have.
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#2843314 - 06/03/12 07:09 AM Re: Bearded hens [Re: Andy S.]
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Killed 4 or 5 back when i first started huntin. I see em all the time but dont kill em any more. Might as well kill em,I havent ever seen one with poults.
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#2843386 - 06/03/12 09:03 AM Re: Bearded hens [Re: Benelli 4 Life]
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I have shot one many years ago accidentally, however I got some buds who have passed up on gobs to shoot a bearded hen and they have them mounted on the wall..............
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#2843393 - 06/03/12 09:07 AM Re: Bearded hens [Re: Roost 1]
catman529
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it's on my bucket list but I don't plan to go shooting every bearded hen I see. I would like to have one under my belt though.
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#2843481 - 06/03/12 12:09 PM Re: Bearded hens [Re: catman529]
m_allison71
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I shot one Easter morning. Have seen several through the years. Either out of season or out of bounds.
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#2843482 - 06/03/12 12:11 PM Re: Bearded hens [Re: catman529]
pledbetter
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I was just wondering because I did get one this past season , she had an 8 inch beard. I regret not having her mounted. I'm pretty sure shes the same one we had been seeing for the past 2 years. I can't say that I ever recall seeing any with poults either but then again our lease has so many hens I don't know how one could tell which babies belong to which mama bird.
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#2844077 - 06/04/12 10:54 AM Re: Bearded hens [Re: pledbetter]
Gravey
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I've seen several but never shot any. I did see one around my house quite a bit a few years ago and thought if I got a shot with a bow I might try it but never did.
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#2844093 - 06/04/12 11:16 AM Re: Bearded hens [Re: Gravey]
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killed 2, see them every year.
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#2844124 - 06/04/12 12:07 PM Re: Bearded hens [Re: huntintn]
Baxter83
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I went years without seeing one, but year before last I ended up seeing 2 within a few weeks of each other during deer season. I drew back on one of them with my bow, but she busted me before I got a shot off..
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