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Water needs for turkeys

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I'm assuming this time of year they get all the moisture they need from their diet of various plants and insects? What about come July or August during a dry spell or late fall/winter? I've never seen a turkey actually drink. Anyone know?

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Turkeys require water daily and hens will nest no farther then a 1/4 mile from a reliable water source.

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We saw most of our birds within a few hundred yards of water this spring. It's been very dry here and they do need it daily.

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