Saturday, March 21, 2015

Turkey Hunting News

Alabama Launches Comprehensive Study as Turkey Population Declines.

Alabama's wild turkey population is in steady decline since 2010. Earlier this month the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Division (WFF) announced that it will be launching the most comprehensive long-term wild turkey study in the state’s history, alongside Auburn University. The five-year project is aimed at analyzing the reproduction, survival, and harvest rates of the species in Alabama, which is seeing a significant decline of wild turkeys over the past five years.

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Lymphoproliferative disease virus causing tumors on turkey are now in 17 U.S. Sates

A potentially deadly virus once only found in European domestic turkeys has found its way to North America, and according to a recent study by researchers at the University of Georgia, is much more widespread than previously thought.

Scientists with the Southeast Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study said that wild turkeys in 17 states from Maine to Colorado have tested positive for lymphoproliferative disease virus (LPDV), which can cause tumors and wart-like growths on the heard and neck area. However, researchers also stated that they had determined the virus was much less dangerous than it was originally believed to be.

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Best Public Land Places for Southern Turkey Hunting.

Hunting turkeys on public land can be very though, not only have you to deal with great numbers of other hunters but also hunter educated birds.
The list in this link will provide you with information about the best public land places to hunt turkeys in the southern part of the USA.

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