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Bearded hens

Discussion in 'Turkey Hunting' started by Rick12887, May 2, 2021.

  1. Rick12887

    Rick12887 Newb

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    Are bearded hens a rarity or something y'all see quite a bit? I've heard they aren't very common yet I've seen at least 3 here in the flick that frequents our farmland.

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    Pretty common here...some have surprisingly long beards though thin.
     
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    w33kender Die Hard Bowhunter

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    Quite common but sometimes hard to spot. Saw one alone in a field last week. Probably has a nest nearby.
     
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    Those are called italian hens.
     
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    Had a flock of 34 in the yard on Monday...lots of "courting, strutting, and display" going on with the
    Toms. The "girls" didn't seem all that interested...there were 6 or 7 bearded hens out of the group of
    27 hens -- so fairly common, and similar to past years.
     
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    wait. Is this the right thread?
     

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