buying turkeys

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by peacockfarmer1, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. peacockfarmer1

    peacockfarmer1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im considering buying some turkeys this spring and i want to know how many pounds of feed would 1 tom and 3 hens eat?
     
  2. WHISTLER

    WHISTLER Out Of The Brooder

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    are you getting poults, or adults? if so it depends on what other food sources are available for them. if you are just feeding them straight feed they can eat quite a bit and this will change with the seasons. also i think the breed in relation to size will come into play as well just my .02
     
  3. peacockfarmer1

    peacockfarmer1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i would be buying poults that are bronze or royal palm
     
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    the poults dont eat a whole lot to start with but it will increase with age and only having 3 a 50 bag will last a good amount of time. just make sure they are eating and drinking due to them having the tendency not to..
     

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