Turkey starter feed and layer feed

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

  1. Dominik

    Dominik In 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 Crowing

    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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