can tukerys eat laying pellets??

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Pine Roost, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. Pine Roost

    Pine Roost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had a friend give me LOTS of laying pellets and I want to feed them to my turkeys to cut down on cost. Will they get the nutrition they need from eating only chicken laying pellets? Thanks.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    If they are old enough to lay, then yes.

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  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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  4. Pine Roost

    Pine Roost Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are 22 weeks old, so I guess I will start to feed them the laying pellets. Thanks for the info.
     
  5. zook

    zook Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I thought they needed the extra calcium only when they were actually laying or about too. Its just starting winter now so what benefit is laying pellets now. Speaking of northern areas where we are experiencing very low temps day and night. I ask because I too have laying pellets but was told if birds are not laying the added calcuim could harm their kidneys or liver (can't remember which now)
     

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