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Ruby rolls to Great Gobbler Gallop triumph

October 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

CUERO, Texas — Ruby Begonia had Paycheck’s number again Saturday morning during the second heat of the Great Gobbler Gallop.

As a result, Cuero’s racing turkey has a new lucky number — 6. That’s the number of successive victories Ruby ha…continue reading on

GFP commission looks at fall hunting changes

June 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission will vote soon on several proposed changes to the fall turkey, antelope and early fall goose seasons.

Turkey season would move back a month to Nov. 1 but still run through Jan. 31….continue reading on

State may offer fewer turkey licenses

November 5, 2012 in The Daily Republic

MADISON (AP) The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is proposing to reduce the number of wild turkey licenses this coming spring by just over 500 tags.
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SD turkey production up 5% at 4.6 million birds

October 1, 2012 in The Daily Republic

IOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota producers are expected to raise 4.6 million turkeys this year, up 5 percent from last year.
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Jennie-O looks to get more turkeys in Minnesota barns

May 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Five Jennie-O Turkey Store sites that raise turkeys in Kandiyohi County could soon be allowed to increase the birds in their barns. The West Central Tribune reports the company is seeking conditional use permits for the sites in four townships that would allow the increase to keep up with new market demands for smaller birds. Continue Reading

700-plus spring turkey licenses remain in N.D.

March 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Licenses will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis starting Thursday. Only North Dakota residents are eligible to apply. The governor’s proclamation allows a maximum of two licenses, and hunters who did not apply in the first drawing also are eligible. Continue Reading

Michigan woman’s ‘Godzilla’ is 25-pound harassing turkey

March 5, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

An Oakland County, Michigan, woman says she’s become a prisoner on her own property, stalked and harassed by an aggressive turkey that also has bit a friend. Continue Reading

Turkeys, now named Liberty and Peace, to be pardoned today

November 23, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Ted and Ray will have different names when they go to the White House today to be pardoned by the president.
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Minnesota officers declaring open season on impaired road turkeys this holiday

November 22, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR Area law enforcement officers, along with Twin Cities law officers and the Minnesota State Patrol, are adding servings of driving while impaired enforcement this Thanksgiving holiday season. Continue Reading

Mistreatment of turkeys at Willmar hatchery is alleged by Humane Society

November 23, 2010 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR An undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States has documented what the organization alleges is routine abuse and cruelty involving newly hatched turkey chicks at Willmar Poultry Co.
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