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#6559300 - 11/26/16 10:04 AM Just got my first turkey! Question on transport home.
D6Ranch Offline
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Registered: 11/13/15
Posts: 172
Breasted it out. I'm in a 4 limit county for either sex. I clipped a wing off and a leg so I should be good for proof of sex?

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#6559307 - 11/26/16 10:11 AM Re: Just got my first turkey! Question on transport home. [Re: D6Ranch]
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Registered: 08/25/06
Posts: 13385
Loc: Azle,Tx /Hunt Jack Co.

TITLE 31 NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
PART 2 TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 65 WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER A STATEWIDE HUNTING PROCLAMATION
DIVISION 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
RULE §65.10

(f) In a county where the bag composition for turkey is restricted to gobblers and/or bearded hens, proof of sex must remain with a turkey until it reaches either the possessor's permanent residence or a cold storage/processing facility and is finally processed. Proof of sex for turkey is as follows:
(1) male turkey:
(A) one leg, including the spur, attached to the bird; or
(B) the bird, accompanied by a patch of skin with breast feathers and beard attached.
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#6560058 - 11/26/16 09:19 PM Re: Just got my first turkey! Question on transport home. [Re: D6Ranch]
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Registered: 12/23/12
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Loc: Denton or Knox County
You need to keep the meaty part of the legs as well. Game Warden informed us that just keeping the breast would earn you a ticket.

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