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#3199858 - 03/21/13 07:10 PM REALLY BIG turkeys in Oregon
Vermin93
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I was surprised to see that 3 of the top 5 heaviest turkeys ever recorded by the NWTF were Rio Grande turkeys from Oregon. That is pretty amazing. I wonder what the reasons are for Oregon producing these huge turkeys?

1. Oregon Rio Grande 2002: 37.125 lbs
2. (tie) Iowa Eastern 2001: 35.8125 lbs
2. (tie) Oregon Rio Grande 2001: 35.8125 lbs
4. Oregon Rio Grande 2005: 35.75 lbs
5. Wisconsin Eastern 2003: 34.5 lbs


Edited by Vermin93 (03/21/13 07:19 PM)
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#3199906 - 03/21/13 08:06 PM Re: REALLY BIG turkeys in Oregon [Re: Vermin93]
catman529
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Genetics, soil, and a 1 tom limit.
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#3199925 - 03/21/13 08:27 PM Re: REALLY BIG turkeys in Oregon [Re: catman529]
AT Hiker
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 Originally Posted By: catman529
Genetics, soil, and a 1 tom limit.


Hahaha

I dont know, but cool wet weather is not typical turkey weather but they still seem to grow them, unless these birds came from the Eastern part of the state.
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#3200015 - 03/21/13 09:22 PM Re: REALLY BIG turkeys in Oregon [Re: AT Hiker]
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Corn, Corn and more Corn LOL
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#3200896 - 03/22/13 05:26 PM Re: REALLY BIG turkeys in Oregon [Re: fredfred]
Recoil
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In the liberal western states there may only be 100 or so hunters hunting them; that gives em plenty of time to fatten up!
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