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Is too much calcium bad for Turkey chicks?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by black star, May 3, 2016.

  1. black star

    black star Out Of The Brooder

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    Is too much calcium bad for Turkey chicks? I was reading it somewhere that a certain percent of calcium is bad for poults if so how much is too much
     
    Last edited: May 3, 2016
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Runs With Chickens Premium Member

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    You should be feeding a starter, so calcium shouldn't be an issue. Do not feed any feed like a layer which is higher in calcium.
     
  3. ravensgait

    ravensgait Out Of The Brooder

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    As oldhen said you should be feeding a starter or grower . I don't know much about domestic breeds but with wild turkeys feeding a layer to young adult and adult gobblers causes problems heavy foot scales etc etc .
     

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