Turkey starter feed and layer feed

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Dominik, Nov 8, 2015.

  1. Dominik

    Dominik Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 14, 2014
    Quebec, Canada
    In order to resolve a feeder picking issue and help with molting we are now feeding our 4 ladies with 2/3 layer feed and 1/3 turkey starter feed. All the nutrition facts are the same except the protein 17% vs 26% and the calcium 3.5% vs 1%. Is our ratio ok? The lady at the store says she uses an half and half ratio all year long.
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2015
  2. Percheron chick

    Percheron chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 12, 2013
    Boulder, Colorado
    They don't need the higher Ca at this point and the mix is 20% protein which works well for me year round with all the garden and kitchen scraps I feed. Just offer additional Ca when they start laying again.

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