Turkeys Vanished

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by JJSS89, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have 4 turkeys now, I got rid of most of them and kept a Tom and 3 Hens.

    It has rained hard the last couple of days all day and maybe they just went looking for better cover. Yesterday they completely vanished into thin air. I saw them in the morning but they are gone without a trace. They roost 14-20' high at night and generally stay within a few hundred yards of the house. There is no way a dog or coyote could have killed more than 1-2 because they fly so well.

    They just started breeding/laying a few days ago. Any ideas on where they got to?
     
  2. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The hens may have found a hiding place to brood. Are there fields or woods nearby?
     
  3. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There are woods all around. I figured that they were looking for a place to brood but they have been laying in a dog kennel on my property up in the barn.

    I will just have to see if they show. Still no sign of them.

    Oh well, I guess they don't call it "free" range for nothing.
     

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