Hello Everyone,

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Karole, Sep 13, 2012.

  1. Karole

    Karole New Egg

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    I have a Farm..I raise Turkeys,Pigs,chickens,ducks,Geese.. 2 dogs,2 cats and love it all...:~)

    One quick question though... Does anyone know How much food 50 turkeys eat in a day???

    Thank you, karole
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]. I only have one turkey and he eats quite a bit of food. This will vary depending on if it's a heritage turkey or BBB or BBW
     
  3. Fancy Favie

    Fancy Favie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] From Michigan

    I have no idea about how much a turkey eats i'm sure more than Chickens.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    A LOT of food. Try asking in the Turkey section.
     
  5. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from NY[​IMG] No Idea
     
  6. NCGrammie

    NCGrammie What's Cluckin'?!

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    I don't even know how much food ONE turkey eats, let alone FIFTY!! :lau My husband would kill me! :oops:
    It's great to have you here with us. :welcome
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. We only have a few turkeys, so I'm not sure. Definitely try asking in the Turkeys section.
     
  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Good advice given. :thumbsup
     
  9. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    Nope, no turkey here!
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  10. Farmerboy16

    Farmerboy16 Rebuilding my Farm

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    Welcome!

    A tom would eat a pound a day, and a hen will eat a half a pound a day. That is for Heritage breeds, I am sure that a BBB would eat aLOT more.
     

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