feed requirements

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ButchGood, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. ButchGood

    ButchGood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How much food does a heritage breed and the broad brested go through in a week?
     
  2. kateswist

    kateswist New Egg

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    I've been using the calculations provided by Meyer Hatchery on their website for BBW. They don't provide feed calculations for heritage breeds though. Meyer Hatchery
     
  3. FarmerGilland

    FarmerGilland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My heritage birds go through about 22 pounds a week....I have 4
     
  4. Turkey Trot

    Turkey Trot Out Of The Brooder

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    Holy Turkey! My Royal Palm gobbler and hen only go through a few pounds a week. They are free range, but I sure didn't realize the heritage breeds ate so much more!
     

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