Guthrie Co Turkey eggs

wild turkey poults Admission Date: 4 June 2016
Outcome: 9 Soft Released at SOAR
Location of Rescue: Guthrie County
Cause of Admission / Condition: Nest destruction
Patient Status: Patient Archive

Cassie received a call from her local conservation officer that she would be receiving wild turkey eggs! Sure enough, a landowner brought her the eggs from a nest that had a deceased adult nearby. Good thing Cassie has an incubator! No idea how many of the 20+ eggs will hatch…


Updates:

19 July 2016
6 young turkey soft-released at SOAR

13 June 2016
Nine more eggs hatched!

10 June 2016
One more egg hatched.

7 June 2016
The eggs started hatching this morning! 11 hatched and 1 died. More eggs from the nest delivered to Cassie!


As of 16 June 2016, there are 20 turkey poults in ICU! Learn more about wild turkeys from Cornell Lab of Ornithology! Three of 20 wild turkey poults!