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32682
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Two brothers, E.L. and W.B. Gooding, run North Carolina’s Largest Turkey farm with the help of just one other person. Their 16,500 turkey farm is run largely with automated machines and processes, and a doge that corrals the birds each day.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 29, Dec 1946, p, il
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31285
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The North Carolina turkey production has hit an optimistic note with figures that show the state is up 58% over 1963. This puts the turkey crop at a total of 4.3 million birds, a new record for the state, which also places North Carolina at number 8 in turkey producing states.
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31634
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North Carolina’s turkey industry has been expanding since the late 1940s and the current growth rate is well ahead of that for the nation. With five turkey processing plants and nearly fifteen-million turkeys raised last year, North Carolina is expected to rank second in turkey production.
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26379
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Wild turkeys in North Carolina have shown to prefer large ranges, travelling considerable distances while grazing and nesting.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 23 Issue (26) 1, Winter 1979, p9
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13115
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Initiating producer-mill partnerships in North Carolina that enabled farmers to transition into the poultry business, Clyde L. Fore began turkey ventures in Chatham County, 1925.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 24 Issue 25, May 1957, p9, il, por
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437
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Unnatural flooding has impacted wild turkey habitat use and population dynamics along the Roanoke River.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 40 Issue 3, May/June 1992, p8-10, il, map
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36165
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The recovery of the wild turkey’s population helped to assure the ongoing need for turkey calls, an important tool in a hunter’s kit. Included was directions for making a scratch box turkey call and images of turkey calls that prove them decorative and utilitarian.
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167
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Turkey hunting is like a gigantic board game in which the human player is likely to be gobbled alive.
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14877
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Turkeys are not just for Thanksgiving and Christmas anymore. Over the past twenty years turkey growers have made North Carolina the nation's leading turkey producer, according to statistics from the NC Department of Agriculture. In 1964, 4.4 million were produced with a gross income of $17.4 million. In 1984, 30.4 million were produced with a gross income of $289.1 million.
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36161
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Parts of the wild turkey not consumed were used in ingenious ways, Native American groups had proven for hundreds of years. The anatomical parts that could be decorative or utilitarian included the wild turkey’s bones, spurs, feathers, and beards.
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35811
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Before, the narrator focused on the profit and prestige generated from an invention that was mostly generator. Now, it was time to give credit to the true inventor, Bob Carson. As for the man already known for his inventive genius, Wild Bob was also known as a soul needing the Holy Spirit and nicknamed after the only type of spirit he saw fit to be filled with.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1979, p45-47
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26577
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The National Wild Turkey Federation recently provided supplies to the North Carolina wild turkey restoration program.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p9
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37795
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Several excerpts about North Carolina wildlife from Forest and Stream national magazine in the 1890's has been selected to show how certain things concerning wildlife and hunting has both changed and stayed the same.