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Poult now bigger then tom

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by archerobx, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. archerobx

    archerobx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had an egg hatch this year and I guess he hit a growth spurt because he is taller and bigger then his dad who is 2 years old.
    I was wondering if the food i am giving may be more nutrienal then what his parents got before I bought them? Also he just started goobling at noises but not struting, am i going to have a problem with the two of them?
    thanks
    Ryan
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Like any animal feeding makes a big difference in the final outcome. If fed properly they will reach full growth potential. They will fight once the young guy gets gets older, right now your older tom is dominate but there will come a time..... When ours fight I just keep and eye out that they are doing serious damage to each other and let them sort it out themselves.

    Steve
     

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