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1

Scientific Name for Eastern Turkey

silvestris vieillot

2

scientific name for rio grande turkey

intermedia sennett

3

scientific name for merriams turkey

merriami nelson

4

adult male gobblers weigh how much

12-20 pounds nigga

5

hens weigh how much

8-12 pounds

6

when running to escape danger the wild turkey has been clocked at how many miles per hour?

15 mph

7

a turkey can fly how fast for short distances

40 mph

8

are turkeys promiscuous?

si senor

9

hens will breed how many times per spring?

once

10

how many hens in a gobblers harem?

from 3-10

11

clutch size of a turkey nest?

8-26, averaging 12

12

incubation period?

28 days

13

how old are turkeys when they can fly?

10 days

14

poults begin to roost in trees at what age?

2 weeks

15

the wild turkey is susceptible to diseases such as....

blackhead, fowl cholera, and pox

16

What percent of the poults diet is insects during the first 2 weeks

90 percent

17

Turkey nests are usually located how many yards from a permanent water source?

400 YaRdS

18

A turkey needs to be within how many miles of water?

2 miles

19

Que es el annual range of a turkey?

8-10 miles

20

turkeys should not be hunted or disturbed within how many miles of their roost or nest?

1/4 mile

21

A managed turkey are should contain what percent openings scattered throughout?

10 ta 50 pacent

22

openings less than how many acres are good fer yer turks?

20 acres