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Bleeding purple
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Check out this white bearded hen from MO

Backstory: sent by email from FIL in MO

A friend of mine went hunting today with a friend of his. He has a spot in Webster County that he has permission to hunt and he killed this bird this a.m. I have never seen a turkey colored quite like this one. They jumped it in a bottom field as as came off of a ridge, it flew and his friend wing shot it because he saw the beard hanging, only to find out it was a bearded hen. She weighed 15 lb and had a 7” beard. What a neat bird, thought I would share with it.












Salmon
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
definitely needs a full body mount


Bleeding purple
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
yep


Slickback
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
Near bird.


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hypnos
Texas Fan
Member since Dec 2009
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
Never saw a turkey patterned like that. Beautiful. Did he take it to a biologist for identification? Id sure like to see more of them. I have the worst luck killing turkeys, thry get away from me every year, while my uncle kills two with one shot.


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KingRanch
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
That's awesome!


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Judge Smails
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
Wow! Thx for sharing.


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wiltznucs
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Apollo Beach, FL
Member since Sep 2005
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re: Check out this white bearded hen from MO
Pretty cool, I've only seen one smoke phase bird and that was during the Fall many years ago. You'll see them in grey and even in red sometimes...


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