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Something getting the eggs

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Bigcountry2231, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. Bigcountry2231

    Bigcountry2231 Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a pair of rio turkey in a 16'x16' pen and something keeps getting the eggs. I keep finding empty egg shells in pen and sometimes completely gone. I've been trying to put out rat poison and rat and animal repellent but keeps raining so any ideas.
     
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Coon or possum
     
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    I don't recommend rat poison.
    Egg eating culprits are the turkeys themselves, opossums, skunks, and snakes. Most other things like raccoons, may kill the birds too.
     

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