How to capture wild turkey

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  1. jawwad

    jawwad Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi friends,
    I have lots of wild turkey roaming in the forest near my house, i just cant catch them , they are soo timid, n run away just as they see me, please advice

    Jawwad
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Net gun or net cannon.

    I've used this brand for geese.

    http://www.thenetgunstore.com/

    They use the cannons to catch flocks of turkey. The net gun is usually for one animal.
    They are pricey though.
     
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  3. jawwad

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    Any cheaper version of this...diy type of trap
     
  4. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Why would you want to capture them?
     
  5. Majd

    Majd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wild turkeys in KSA?
     
  6. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I'm pretty crafty but I wouldn't know where to begin to make one.
    They are extremely complicated to use and I imagine a homemade one would be much more convoluted.

    You could make a big frame, attach a net to it and suspend it from a tree and wait for them to walk under it.
     
  7. jawwad

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    Chicken canoe there are no big trees here, well yes indeed there are lots of turkey her around 2000 of them i cant even find their eggs, i live in south saudi arabia its very hot during the day and rains in the evening, i always had a dream to hit a hundred chickens but its a long way to go..
     
  8. ChickenCanoe

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    I was thinking of saying "big tree, if you have any".
     
  9. jawwad

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    Want to get the turkey free and have a turkey bbq, all the options mentioned above are beyond my means, another problem with my chickens are they get stolen too buy nasty kids around, haha
     
  10. Majd

    Majd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would say if it is allowed to hunt them you can simply shoot a couple with a BB gun... Are they wild turkeys? Or feral ones? Or are they for someone?
     

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