turkey nest

turkey nest

n
(Agriculture) Austral a small earth dam adjacent to, and higher than, a larger earth dam, to feed water by gravity to a cattle trough, etc
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If you don't have enough elevation, another option is a "turkey nest pond," an excavated cistern--just dig a big hole--on top of a hill.
Characteristics of wild turkey nest sites in a mixed-grass prairie-oak-woodland mosaic in the northern great plains, South Dakota.
Merriam's turkey nest survival and factors affecting nest predation by mammals.
Wild turkey nest survival was most strongly influenced by habitat structure adjacent to the nest.
2008: Merriam's turkey nest survival and factors affecting nest predation by mammals.--Journal of Wildlife Management 72: 1765-1774.
Results of paired t-tests (24 df) comparing micro-habitat characteristics of eastern wild turkey nest sites to random sites (n = 24) in east Texas, 1995-1996.
The WaterGEMS hydraulic model contains all key items, both as construct ed and to be constructed in the field; including all bores, pump packages, storage tanks and Turkey Nests (water storage ponds for dust suppression), pipework and isolation, and other control valves.
During the 1950s, eggs were collected from turkey nests in the wild and hatched at a game farm in Chenango County.
At least, that's the case in much of the South, where these once-domesticated pigs--with their voracious appetites--are destroying turkey nests and food plots.
In the state of Texas, wild hogs destroyed up to 80 percent of turkey nests at the Gus Engeling Wildlife Management Area southeast of Dallas.
With the help of the Forest Service's Forest Stewardship Program, the state gives some of these owners cost-sharing grants for planting trees, building brushpiles for turkey nests, fencing out grazing cows, or placing rocks in streams for fish habitat.