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Author Topic: A really late hatch  (Read 671 times)

Offline sundowner

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A really late hatch
« on: July 28, 2012, 11:00:26 AM »
This morning I saw a hen with some poults that looked only 2 weeks old , hope that they make it through winter up here .
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Re: A really late hatch
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2012, 10:24:03 AM »
they grow fast. should be fine. 1st nest must have gotten destroyed
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Re: A really late hatch
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2012, 03:52:05 PM »
Is kinda late it was really early here this year. The weather had um all messed up

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Re: A really late hatch
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2012, 03:54:03 PM »
They should be fine as they grow pretty fast!
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Re: A really late hatch
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2012, 04:46:21 PM »
I have read that a wild turkey poult is able to fly up and roost in the lower branches of trees by 14 to 16 days after they hatch.
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Re: A really late hatch
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2012, 10:10:52 AM »
I have read that a wild turkey poult is able to fly up and roost in the lower branches of trees by 14 to 16 days after they hatch.
I have seen they fly up into tall bushes when they are only days old , about the size of a sparrow . 
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