Tag Archives: turkeys

Local News
December 1, 2016

Disease claims thousands of turkeys

By Gaen Murphree ORWELL—Hail, flood, drought, plagues of locusts—since ancient times farming has been one of the riskiest of human endeavors. And it still is. Just ask Orwell turkey farmer Peter Stone, who faced devastating losses just as Turkey Day approached. An outbreak of what’s…

More than 5,500 wild turkeys harvested in spring season
Sports
August 10, 2016

More than 5,500 wild turkeys harvested in spring season

A preliminary report from Vermont Fish & Wildlife shows that hunters brought home 5,537 wild turkeys during the spring hunting season—40 more than the average of the three previous years, including 662 turkeys taken during the April youth weekend hunt. “The hunter success rate remained…