raising orphaned turkeys

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by turducken_owner, May 24, 2008.

  1. turducken_owner

    turducken_owner New Egg

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    well my dad [​IMG] found 2 poults baby turkeys wile cutting hay he said one went in da chopper [​IMG] well then half hour later we found the one that was in da chopper its alive and well were treating them like baby chicks which we just bought more r i r chicks but there 3x biggers and attcins we dont have a brooder:idunno
     
  2. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Turkey poults can be raised the same as chicken poults, but in my experience they are more fragile and they also love grass to eat! I cut clover and lawn grass with a scissors into little bits in their brooder and they snarf it all down in a second. They also get regular chick feed and grit.
     

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