Silly birds!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by emptynesterMom, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. emptynesterMom

    emptynesterMom In the Brooder

    Mar 14, 2011
    I have a flock of ten turkeys that I free range, most of the time without any problems. Yesterday, however they were determined to roost on my deck railings. I was equally determined that they would not and chased them off with a broom every time a turkey foot touched my deck. Finally one of the silly birds flew straight up in the air and landed in the middle of the swimming pool. I was heading to the side to go get him when I realized he was floating on the water and paddeling like a duck. He swam to the side and hopped out, turned to me and gave a lot of backtalk and headed off to find other mischief to get into. What can you do but laugh at them.
    Last edited: Sep 4, 2011
  2. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Crowing

    Oct 31, 2008
    West Michigan
    My Coop
    Too funny, wish you had had a video camera just sitting there at the moment.
  3. beerman

    beerman Songster

    Mar 7, 2008
    Smithville, il
    Mine swim in the duck pond all the time, I think they are confused.

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