BBB Turkey.. Average Lbs of Feed to Slaughter

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by CoopCrazy, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    I am wanting to know if oyu all know how much feed a BBB turkey will consume from hatch to slaughter.. i have looked for days on google etc. and cant find the answer.. Any help would be appricited
     
  2. frozen1

    frozen1 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] story guide book says
    feed coversion for toms
    poundsfeed/pounds gain
    @ 10 weeks of age 1.77 live weight @13.97
    @ 16 weeks of age 2.23 live weight @29.14
    @ 20 weeks of age 2.59 live wieght @38.84
    @ 22 weeks of age 2.78 live weight @43.27

    hope it helps
     
    Last edited: Jul 19, 2010
  3. CarriageStone

    CarriageStone Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I assume that's pounds of feed per week?
     
  4. frozen1

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    Quote:I assume that's pounds of feed per week?

    thats what it takes to gain 1 pound of meat. thats the feed conversion for toms.
    also they say it takes about 80 lbs of feed to reach a heavy roaster. is that clear as mud????[​IMG]
     
  5. CoopCrazy

    CoopCrazy Brooder Boss

    Mar 3, 2009
    Columbus,IN
    Quote:I assume that's pounds of feed per week?

    thats what it takes to gain 1 pound of meat. thats the feed conversion for toms.
    also they say it takes about 80 lbs of feed to reach a heavy roaster. is that clear as mud????:D

    We really need a cunfused smiley...LOL [​IMG]


    Thank you .. This is what i needed...
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2010

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