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How much do turkeys eat?

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If I were to overwinter an adult tom or a hen and they ate 100% grain?

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Don't put off today what you could put off tomorrow.
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hahahaha
me and my husband joke around saying our turkeys have an undieing appitite they ALWAYS rush and swarm food like they havent seen food in weeks.

it is better to have loved and loss then never loved at all..
no matter how small a pet maybe its always hard to lose one...
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it is better to have loved and loss then never loved at all..
no matter how small a pet maybe its always hard to lose one...
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Plant lots of winter wheat, kale etc and they will eat it about 50% of the time.

Hall Family Farm specializes in Heritage breeds of poultry.Buff Orpingtons are our favorite.

We also have in large fowl: Black, Blue, White and Self Blue Orpington, Australorp, Red Dorking, Dark Brahma, Buff Minorca. Barred Plymouth Rock Bantams. American Buff Geese, Narragansett Turkeys.

We also raise Heirloom vegetables!

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Hall Family Farm specializes in Heritage breeds of poultry.Buff Orpingtons are our favorite.

We also have in large fowl: Black, Blue, White and Self Blue Orpington, Australorp, Red Dorking, Dark Brahma, Buff Minorca. Barred Plymouth Rock Bantams. American Buff Geese, Narragansett Turkeys.

We also raise Heirloom vegetables!

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Turkeys forage much more than chickens so if you have winter forage available they wont eat much feed.  But if you do feed 100% grain, be prepared to go through about 1 lb of feed per day per bird depending on size.

Nine Lives Farm is home to 7 co-dependent cats, Buff Orpington, Australorp, Easter Egger, Speckled Sussex, Naked Neck, Rhode Island Red, Mottled Java, Blue Wyandotte chickens, tons of Muscovy ducks and Turkeys!
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Nine Lives Farm is home to 7 co-dependent cats, Buff Orpington, Australorp, Easter Egger, Speckled Sussex, Naked Neck, Rhode Island Red, Mottled Java, Blue Wyandotte chickens, tons of Muscovy ducks and Turkeys!
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