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can cornish x be raised on turkey grower?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by mrs_ed, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. mrs_ed

    mrs_ed Songster

    Mar 15, 2010
    Phx, AZ
    25 cornish arriving week of feb 22, local stock shop says they can order me turkey grower, otherwise they dont carry meat bird food. will this food work or is protein too high? anyone used this feed for cornish x?

  2. jessicayarno

    jessicayarno Songster

    Oct 6, 2011
    Pacific Northwest
    What is the percentage of protein? I start mine on a broiler, turkey, gamebird starter at 25% protein. If it's too high, you can always mix it to get the % down..
  3. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    Anything between 20 and 24% is okay. If I am at TSC I get the 24% and if I am local I get the Purina Flock Raiser that is 20%. Mine are 4 weeks old now (I have 19) and over 2 pounds each. Good luck!

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