How to stop a tukey from gobbing

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by rasorbackq, Apr 19, 2009.

  1. rasorbackq

    rasorbackq Out Of The Brooder

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    My turkey just goes on and on , one after the other for what seems like hours. How can I stop this other then placing in the over. Will he continue to gobble or is this because he is breeding.
     
  2. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Some turkeys are more vocal then others. The trick will be to determine
    why he is gobbling and give him something else to do.

    I'd post his breed type and maybe a pic so the turkey experts here at
    BYC can chime in. Every breed is different. Oh, post his age too.
     
  3. new-roo

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    You could always invite the offensive gobbler to be dinner, and you will never have to worry about his gobbling again. [​IMG]

    Its spring time so [​IMG] love is in the air, if you have anything else around such as a chicken, dog, tree stump that he is worried may lure away his ladies, he will gobble to IMPRESS the ladies. If you have more than one, they will go back and forth trying to outdo each other.
     
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  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    Quote:[​IMG]
    I thought of both those things but couldn't find the words. [​IMG]

    FREEZER CAMP!!
     
  5. new-roo

    new-roo Scrambled

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    Quote:7521 with a number like that I would think you would have no problem finding words [​IMG]

    How high does my number have to get before my name turns Yellow? [​IMG]
     
  6. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    But I always thought Purple's name was Orange. (See Golden Feather Membership above)

    How to stop a turkey from gobbling? Put him on the Thanksgiving Day table.

    Short and succinct. no?
     
  7. rasorbackq

    rasorbackq Out Of The Brooder

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    I have no problem putting him in the oven. He can see the chickens and stumps and me and the squirrels here.
     
  8. PurpleChicken

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    Sounds like a good meal to me. [​IMG] mmmmmm turkey....
     
  9. new-roo

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    Quote:Glad you added the TURKEY part, I was starting to worry that you were all [​IMG] over having squirel for dinner. I hear it tastes just like chicken, but with more bones. [​IMG]
     
  10. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:Glad you added the TURKEY part, I was starting to worry that you were all [​IMG] over having squirel for dinner. I hear it tastes just like chicken, but with more bones. [​IMG]

    Does squirrel taste like chicken or does chicken taste like squirrel? [​IMG]
     

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