First time raising Turkeys! I need Info too! :)

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by OkChickens, May 14, 2011.

  1. OkChickens

    OkChickens Orpingtons Are Us

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    I bought 7 Sweetgrass Turkey Poults and I will get them Monday or Tuesday. They are around 4-6 weeks old. I want to see pics of BYCers. Any tips for me I'm a first time raising turkeys. Thank you,

    Nate
     
    Last edited: May 14, 2011
  2. NevadaRon

    NevadaRon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I too am a first-time turkey raiser, and would be very interested in any tips, etc. from you experienced folk! [​IMG]

    Here are my two Broad-Breasted Bronze turkeys I picked up today at the feed store.

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    Right now I have them in the garage in a large galvanized stock tank, straw lined with a galvanized waterer and a feeder with Purina Flock Raiser in it. A 250w infrared bulb is above them. The garage is heated (sort of - set to 55 degrees). Is this going to be OK?
     
  3. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:we will want to feed them a med turkey starter the need a higher protien then flock raiser.good luck
     

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