Please Help me with Merriam's turkey poults

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by reyecat, Jul 12, 2016.

  1. reyecat

    reyecat Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 5, and I've had them on chick starter 20% protein.

    they've seemed to be doing okay but I just read I'm supposed to feed them higher protein.

    I don't have a higher protein available.

    should I add meal worms or something to their daily ration?

    I just came across these and was not prepared but we thought we'd try save them. They are about a week and a half old.
     
  2. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Find some cheep puppy chow and crunch it up to add to their feed. Always worked good for me. Won't have to crunch it up as they get bigger but will for while they are little. I usually mixed in like 30% puppy food to 70% chick feed.
     
  3. reyecat

    reyecat Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you! the taurine or whatever doesn't matter?
     
  4. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just bought what ever was cheapest. Never had an ill effect for me.
     
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    Brill! thanks again.
     
  6. Gray Farms

    Gray Farms Chillin' With My Peeps

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    glad to help
     

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