can chickens eat turkey crumbles?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by spish, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    is turkey grower crumbles ok to feed chickens (for a month)

    my local store where i get the chickens food from has shut due to a collapsed roof and will not be open now until january 4th. i have 2 bags of corn and one bag of grain and one bag pellets (which will last a week or so) and dont fancy paying the super high prices of the chain stores bags of corn/grain/pellets
    i have 6 bags of turkey grower crumbles (medicated feed against cocci for turkeys from 6 weeks to 16 weeks) its a high protein food but if i mixed it with the corn/pellets/grain to stretch them out a bit...would that be ok? its not forever, its just 4 weeks........the extra protein would probably do them the world of good, they are a bit thin after having worms and its the beginning of winter...
     
  2. D'Angelo N Va.

    D'Angelo N Va. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't see a problem with it, but if they are laying...I would not eat the eggs as long as the food is medicated.
     
  3. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    not a single chicken is laying at the moment so thats not a problem [​IMG]
     
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    That's a lot of protein for chickens, but you can offer the corn along with it and they'll balance it out themselves.
     

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