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#812020 - 07/07/08 10:40 PM Young Poults
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As alot of you folks here have seen some of my post around the forum here and there. I am from Lake County Tenn. I was over in Obion County today doing some work around my parents place trying to get it ready to sell due to losing both of them last year. When I was leaving there today, I had decided to take the long way back home around thru the hills between Elbridge and Minnick. As I was coming around a curve on one of the back roads, I had to stop right in the curve to let 2 turkey hens and 47 young turkey poults cross the road. The 2 hens started across about the time I got halfway thru the curve, then here came all the poults in single file behind them, may have been more as I was starting to become cross eyed from counting all the poults lol. I have been seeing alot of turkeys the last couple of years up that way, have seen quite a few poults as well, but today took the cake, as I have never seen so many at one time in one place together. I would say that they would weigh in around a pound and a half each, it was a real site to behold, am so glad that I decided to take the back roads home. Am gonna have to start carrying my camera with me from now on when I go up there.Well guess I have rattled off enough about this so I hope everyone else around with turkey on their property has a good crop of younguns like I saw today.
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#812482 - 07/08/08 12:32 PM Re: Young Poults [Re: 12 Point]
CopperHead77
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Good Lord even if you half those poults between the 2 hens thats still alot,don't know if I've ever heard of that many in a bunch,cool though
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#813502 - 07/09/08 09:07 AM Re: Young Poults [Re: CopperHead77]
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It was so cool seeing that many at one time
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#824009 - 07/16/08 10:50 AM Re: Young Poults [Re: ]
Gravey
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My guess is that maybe some more hens crossed the road before you came around the corner and you didn't see them. No matter what that's a bunch of poults.
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#824301 - 07/16/08 03:19 PM Re: Young Poults [Re: 12 Point]
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MOST HENS ONLY LAY AROUND 10-15 EGGS
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