MDC: Spring turkey season harvest numbers higher in 2016 - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

MDC: Spring turkey season harvest numbers higher in 2016

John Cook got this turkey in Shelbina, Mo. (Source: John Cook) John Cook got this turkey in Shelbina, Mo. (Source: John Cook)
MISSOURI (KFVS) -

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports nearly 24,000 turkeys were harvested during the opening week of the 2016 regular spring turkey season.

They say this is 3 percent above the opening week harvest in 2015 and 9 percent above the previous five-year average.

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