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feeding turkeys and boarder size?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by skrlis, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. skrlis

    skrlis Out Of The Brooder

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    I've had chickens for two years now and decided to expand to turkeys. But finding detailed information on turkey is much more difficult then chickens[​IMG]
    ~My biggest question right now is how big should I make my boarder to house 17 turkeys for 6 weeks?? I know they need more space then chickens but HOW much more?
    ~Next is this chart attached: is this per day for two weeks? or total for two weeks per bird? I ask because when the birds get much older, i'd rather not just keep a full feeder out for them to help them selves too, i'd like to feed morning and night in the hutch so they always come back to the same spot. (I will be free ranging every two days and always have run available to them.)

    (fyi I'm getting 5 midget whites and 12 standard bronze)
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  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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  3. skrlis

    skrlis Out Of The Brooder

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    I read it the same way but I was 100% sure, thank you for the quick response! 15sq.ft. will make my husband happy since they'll be taking up space in his garage :)
     
  4. ChickenCanoe

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    They will need much more space after that.
     

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