Got A Question about brooding chicks with turkeys?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jjhuntsalot, Sep 10, 2010.

  1. jjhuntsalot

    jjhuntsalot Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 25, 2008
    White Plains KY
    I have 16 turkey poults in with my 90+ chicks and when they were really young and had them in several brooders and the turkeys were in two different brooders themeselves I fed them high protein gamebird starter, but since they are all in a big brooder now they just eat the chick starter. So recently I ran out of the high protien starter and haven't bought any more. Am I making a mistake just feeding them chick starter? Also how would I go about feeding the turkeys the high protien starter when all of them are in together?
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

    Jan 27, 2009
    If they are all in the same brooder, I don't know any way that you can get them to only eat the game starter. Well of course you could feed everyone game starter. I would just watch and make sure the turkeys are continuing to grow, and aren't trying to eat strange objects. If they start eating strange things then you take a guess that they are lacking something in their diet.
  3. bigdawg

    bigdawg AA Poultry

    Jun 28, 2009
    middle tenn
    just feed them gamebird starter. works for me.

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