Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3418549 - 10/25/13 10:55 AM Who's checking the crop contents
catman529
spiderboy
16 Point


Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 15109
Loc: Franklin TN

confused Online
who is looking inside the crop of their fall birds? figure I will learn some about their habits.

4 birds on opening day (2 hens and 2 jake poults) - all were called off a cow farm and all were mostly full of small green grass seeds of some type. for some reason, only the jake poults had acorns, and they were all chinkapin. there were chinkapins downhill in the woods.

gobbler on thursday was feeding in a small bachelor group/flock in the middle of a cut corn field. Crop contained mostly corn and greenery, and at least one chinkapin acorn. the oak trees were just up the trail we came down on and saw some fresh scratch, so I am sure those birds had just been there.

Not sure how this will help in the future, but figure it's some good info to know.
_________________________
Team Run 'N Gunners

Top
#3418613 - 10/25/13 11:52 AM Re: Who's checking the crop contents [Re: catman529]
Rockhound
10 Point


Registered: 04/04/11
Posts: 2661
Loc: Lawrence Co. TN

Offline
Mine didn't have any acorns just corn and greenery and small sees
_________________________
Isaiah 40:31.... Those who wait upon The Lord .....shall renew there strength ......

Top
#3418625 - 10/25/13 11:56 AM Re: Who's checking the crop contents [Re: Rockhound]
catman529
spiderboy
16 Point


Registered: 11/10/10
Posts: 15109
Loc: Franklin TN

confused Online
yeah I think mine only had 1 acorn. but remember the scratch not far from that big oak tree on the bend in the trail
_________________________
Team Run 'N Gunners

Top
#3424424 - 10/28/13 05:41 PM Re: Who's checking the crop contents [Re: catman529]
Trapper John
TnDeer Old Timer
16 Point


Registered: 03/13/99
Posts: 11679
Loc: La Vergne,TN/Decaturville, TN

Offline
All tiny seeds and those greenbrier berries.
Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Kirk, Crappie Luck, Grizzly Johnson 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104337
RUGER
85523
Deer Assassin
64216
BSK
59468
Crappie Luck
51368
spitndrum
Newest Members
fghijk604245, top_of_the_foodchain, infantryleadtheway, ftwstn, Wild hog 44
13286 Registered Users
Who's Online
24 registered (lung-buster, TNDeerGuy, TENN.BOY, 4onaside, Eric Kilby, wobblegobble, 5 invisible) and 113 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13286 Members
42 Forums
85281 Topics
1030773 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
April
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.239 seconds in which 0.011 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.