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Feeding baby bourbon reds?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by HomeSweetFarm, Mar 23, 2017.

  1. HomeSweetFarm

    HomeSweetFarm In the Brooder

    Aug 12, 2016
    I have 4 bourbon red turkey eggs due around April 1 and I have never raised Turkey's from babies before, only chickens. What % of protein and fat should be fed to heritage turkeys as babies and when they get older and what other vitamins should be in there food? They are being g raised strictly for pets. Any feeding advise would be greatly appreciated.

  2. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranging Premium Member

    Feb 24, 2013
    Natrona County, Wyoming
    I feed newly hatched poults a 28% protein turkey/gamebird starter followed by a 24% protein turkey/gamebird grower. As adults I feed them a 16% protein layer pellets with free choice oyster shell.

    This is a good guide to raising newly hatched poults.
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