bourbon red turkeys

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rjfarm, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. rjfarm

    rjfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi I just bought a breeding pair of bourbon reds and every where I look people say feed them 28% feed .do u really have to feed them that much protein.
     
  2. Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I do not raise Turkeys so do not have an answer for you.
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Turkeys need between 24% and 28% protein feed. Their need for protein is very high.

    You might want to stop by the Turkey section here of BYC for more info and questions....

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/20/turkeys

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. rjfarm

    rjfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok Thanks
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you onboard with us [​IMG]


    Yes turkeys are a fast growing birds and that is the protein level needed even after reaching adulthood as their size demands it, that is if you want a healthy Turkey [​IMG]








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  9. rjfarm

    rjfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm looking for a couple of bourbon red breeding hens to put with my tom and one hen I already got I live in southern part of Ohio I would like to have 2 more hens
     

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