turkeys

How young can you be to lawfully hunt?

This is not a trick question. Like my dad with me whenever he went hunting, I was chomping at the bit to go along. I flat out couldn't wait to put a pheasant on the table, to g ...

A few feathered friends in Lincoln Part one

Editor’s note: Part one looks at unusual bird sightings in Lincoln. Part two looks at birds as Jane Tahti's pets. We were walking down the ranch road one morning when my ...

Worms can be easily kept

It's coming up to summer time, right? How many times have you opened a night crawler container only to find the worms have not survived the trip and melted into gooey globs, wh ...

Reader Input: Treat animals with dignity

Several days ago I received a petition to sign “to stop boiling birds alive.” Yes, about one million chickens and turkeys are being boiled alive each year at processing ...

Rocklin's turkeys an endangered species?

  Across the wire fence in my neighbor’s yard, a mama turkey hatched 13 babies. I don’t know what baby turkeys are called, but “giblets” comes to min ...

Some turkeys are friends, not food

Most people in possession of a turkey on Thanksgiving are expecting to enjoy that bird in a nice mid-day meal, but two local families call their turkeys friends rather than food. ...

Turkeys peck out their territory

What do you do if the turkey doesn’t want to cross the road and refuses to get out of your way? It’s a quirky conundrum that motorists at the intersection of Auburn Ravine and ...