DENVER (AP) — Colorado parks and wildlife commissioners have adopted changes in the state’s regulations for hunting turkeys, now that the birds’ growing numbers are starting to cause problems for farmers and ranchers.

Wildlife officials say that in some spots, large flocks have been heading to cattle ranches, farms and homes to compete for food.

Next year, wildlife managers plan to start offering hunters private land, over-the-counter, late-season turkey licenses for beardless turkeys in Yuma and Lincoln counties. In Yuma County, unlimited fall private land turkey permits for birds of either sex will also be offered.

Commissioners also last week approved limited spring and fall turkey licenses for a game management unit on U.S. Air Force Academy property in El Paso County. Access will be controlled by the academy.

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