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#6231309 - 03/21/16 11:04 AM What do you call a LOT of turkeys?
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Registered: 09/02/04
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Loc: Yantis, TX
I've seen flocks of 400 to 500 birds in the panhandle of Texas, NW OK, and Kansas. I call that a lot of turkeys. Flocks of bachelor gobblers numbering 100...these are all longbeards..no jakes.

What do you call a LOT of turkeys?


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#6231325 - 03/21/16 11:11 AM Re: What do you call a LOT of turkeys? [Re: Gamblinman]
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
400 -500 I would call a chit load too, hard to see how that many could survive on the same acreage though. I have "read" the experts say, it takes about 30 acres per bird (all considered IE brood range, food, water and roosting). Largest bunch I think I have seen (discounting the turkey houses in Ark grin), would be maybe 100-150 around Leander TX (in 77-79 before it built up)
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#6232401 - 03/22/16 08:33 AM Re: What do you call a LOT of turkeys? [Re: Gamblinman]
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I call a lot when there are enough to have a good exciting hunt; Not the type of hunt where you call for days on end and no response.
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