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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2012, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
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Snow and nests

Was wondering how the recent snow could effect nesting hens. I would figure if she is done laying and sitting on the nest there is a better chance of survival but if she wasn't done laying and then got 10" of snow on her nest how would those fair?
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2012, 02:27 PM
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Re: Snow and nests

I know i was out this morning to check where i do most of my hunting,last week gobblers were trolling for hens.This morning even the jakes were henned up..Not as good as it could have been before the storm.Still be there maybe a bit tougher though.
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Re: Snow and nests

The hens will likely re-nest if they've lost it in the snow being that it is still pretty early. The gobblers where I'll be hunting Saturday were all fired up this morning, and very receptive. Haven't found a henned up bird yet, and hoping it lasts for two more days...

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 04-25-2012, 03:44 PM
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Re: Snow and nests

Maybe the ole toms were prayin for the snow so they could do the nasty all over again.
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