I have no clue what to feed turkey poults.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by BookWorm243, Jul 14, 2011.

  1. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 13, 2010
    Franklin, NC
    Well we went today to get a couple hens and came home with a turkey poult that was giving to us. He/she is not that old and still has it's egg tooth. Can it have chick starter feed? Would some scrambled egg be good for him/her to have? I am clueless about turkeys but I am trying to learn ASAP.

    Thank You
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2011
  2. geepy

    geepy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2009
    central FL
    I give my little ones game bird crumbles. Turkeys need high protein feed when they are young.
    I think the scrambled egg would be great.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2011
  3. BBrock

    BBrock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2011
    cairo ga.
    Best thing is to grind up some cat food. Get the high protons cat food. Never lost a poult with it. Feed it for two or three weeks then game bird starter
  4. MissTurkey4

    MissTurkey4 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2011
    You should feed 28%-30% turkey/gamebird starter. I feed it until full grown to heritage turkeys then swich to turkey breeder. Broad breasted turkeys get starter for 6 weeks then swich to turkey grow (24%).
  5. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Last edited: Jul 19, 2011
  6. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Purina Game Chow 30% start to pot. [​IMG]

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