I was able to harvest my Eastern Turkey for 2009 in Kansas on Saturday afternoon. I still have to get him weighted but it looks that this Eastern will qualify for the Trophy Turkey Award here in Kansas.
Eastern 2009 Measurements
Beard 11 ¾
Left Spur 1 1/8
Right Spur 1 ¼
That makes in 2009 a Merriam, Rio, and Eastern down for me. Next March I will be traveling to Florida to get my Osceola. After I harvest the Osceola I will have completed the Grand Slam. But to make it more exciting in 2010 I will get another Merriam in Nebraska, a Rio and Eastern in Kansas which will give me the Grand Slam in one year.
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