Wild Turkey History

Wild turkey history leads from a time that turkeys were the hallmark of the American wilderness to their disappearance from thirty states. With conservation efforts helping wild turkey numbers rebound, wild turkey hunting is once again gaining popularity.

Two turkeys
Wild turkeys are slimmer and taller than their domesticated counterparts, but overall carry about the same amount of dressed meat per pound of live weight.
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