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#6237009 - 03/25/16 11:00 PM Turkey Pox
polishpreacher Online   content
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Registered: 04/18/12
Posts: 81
Loc: Fredericksburg, Texas
I have been gearing up getting ready to do some turkey hunting in a gated community that allows hunting in my area. A few days ago, one of the residents that i know mentioned that they received an email telling them that turkey pox has been detected in the flocks of the community. What i am wondering is, does this affect the hunting or the meat? Should i just avoid them?

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#6237273 - 03/26/16 10:56 AM Re: Turkey Pox [Re: polishpreacher]
Gamblinman Offline
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Registered: 09/02/04
Posts: 702
Loc: Yantis, TX
Just practice the usual cleaning and cooking recommendations.

Clean and refrigerate/freeze as soon as possible after the harvest

Cook to the proper internal temperature

Clean hands and tools with hot water and disinfectant soap.

You should be fine


Gman
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" I don't hunt turkeys because I want to, I hunt turkeys because I have to."

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