hen turkeys

hen turkeys

small flock of turkeys

Hen harvest rates have ranged from 2 percent to 9 percent of the estimated hen population for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 hunting seasons. This is good news, because previous research has indicated that fall harvest rates of hens should be kept below 10 percent to prevent population declines.

Image: Henry Zeman-NWTF
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