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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

    Dec 11, 2013
    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

    Jul 16, 2015
    central Wisconsin
    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

    Mar 28, 2010
    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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