Good Old Days of Custer County

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Good Old Days of Custer County

Turkeys released – Ten Marriam wild turkeys were released near Challis Feb. 26 by the Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game. Turkeys are not native to Idaho but have been successfully introduced to several areas of the state. Turkeys released here two years ago have been successful in hatching and rearing young. The new turkeys, brought in from South Dakota, are intended to diversify the genes of the local fledgling flock. They are accustomed to even colder winters than ours.

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