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brooding turkey question

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by hamilton3475, May 8, 2011.

  1. hamilton3475

    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello, I have been told so many things about how long to brood turkeys. Was told as soon as they feather out that it's fine to put em on the ground. I tried this and lost every poult. The other day an old timer told me to wait till they are about the size of a full grown chicken. How long do you guys brood before putting your turkeys on the ground?
     
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  3. hamilton3475

    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks, sounds like a plan to me. I have a few Blue Slates in the bator. I can't lose these, they belong to the wife [​IMG] lol
     
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    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a couple outdoor brooders. I'll be figuring on makin one water tight for them and yes we do get those storms in the summer months. thanks for the info guys, I can use all the advice I can get.
     
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    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Just took a look at ur website. Can the standard Bronze breed naturally?
     
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    hamilton3475 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:What would shipping cost to Alabama ? Could I order 6 Bronze & 6 Bourbons for the $35 ?
     
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