Originally Posted by Byron Begley
I saw something I've never seen before tonight when I came home. In our field about 50 feet from my truck was a turkey hen and a poult that was very young. It looked to be about 14" tall. This young bird was of the size I usually see in May. There was only one baby. Anyone seen a turkey this small in late August?
Yes, it is usually the result of either a young hen who nested late, or a hen who lost her first clutch and renested.