How can we control the wild turkey population?

Other sound management practices include controlling invasive plants and providing food sources year-round with well-managed food plots and forest openings. All of these practices are vital for sustaining wild turkeys as well as many other game and nongame upland species.

How can we help wild turkeys?

It’s easy to scare turkeys away by making noises (try waving your arms and yelling or blowing a whistle), popping open an umbrella, throwing tennis balls, or dousing the turkey with water from a hose or squirt gun. A leashed dog may also be effective in scaring a turkey away.

Can a turkey kill a dog?

Turkey Skin

Turkey skin itself isn’t toxic to dogs, however it can have adverse effects. The high fat content of the skin can be hard on a dog’s stomach, leading to stomach pain and possible pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, giving your dog severe abdominal pain and vomiting.

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