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Any idea the impact from the severe cold front #8179357 02/21/21 08:48 PM
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Anyone have any ideas how the arctic front that dropped down on Texas has effected the turkeys?

Now that it's warming is anyone seeing birds?


Distance is not an issue, but the wind can make it interesting!
Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8179967 02/22/21 01:18 PM
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I haven't seen any dead turkeys or evidence of them yet. I did find several doves, meadowlarks and sparrows that didn't make it, though.
The turkeys hung around the feeders and cleaned up pretty good.


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Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8180175 02/22/21 03:44 PM
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I think our herd is mostly fine. Saw a good group of our gobblers yesterday. Our young Rios in the yard handled it well.


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Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8181972 02/24/21 02:50 AM
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Saw some today outside of Pottsboro. Guess they made it through okay. Lots of other type birds didn't. I don’t know how any wildlife did honestly, but they made it mostly.

Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8182298 02/24/21 02:05 PM
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These boys didn't leave the roost for two days, all five survived and were up around the pens yesterday.


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Yes! A Weatherby does kill them deader.
Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8182303 02/24/21 02:08 PM
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my backyard flock came thru the ordeal in good shape

Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8196521 03/08/21 07:22 PM
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Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8197042 03/09/21 03:35 AM
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Ours are okay.


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I was in Hamilton county Saturday/Sunday and didn’t hear any gobbling.

Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8197655 03/09/21 09:11 PM
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Saw a group near Grosvenor in Brown County on Sunday - all seemed healthy

Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8197715 03/09/21 10:06 PM
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No impact to our birds out west or down south.....

Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8200544 03/12/21 05:07 PM
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made my back hurt


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Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8203362 03/15/21 01:17 PM
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I have been watching a large group strut and display for last week to 10 days in a small secluded field behind my house.
Quite a few with various sizes of white patches and one mostly white.

A truckload of white turkeys overturned on highway about 5 miles from here in 1970 and their genes are still showing up in the flocks around here.


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Re: Any idea the impact from the severe cold front [Re: Jeff in TX] #8203657 03/15/21 05:39 PM
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Saw about 30 or so in the driveway, last week in Youngsport.

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