What is best feed for growing broilers quickly?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by dgkatz, May 11, 2009.

  1. dgkatz

    dgkatz Out Of The Brooder

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    my birds at 4 weeks are not much bigger than a pigeon, I just have them on chick starter feed. Is this normal or should I be feeding them other food to put more weight on?
     
  2. Riparian

    Riparian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    could be any number of factors. how have you got them housed? did they have exta heat when they were chicks?
     
  3. cassie

    cassie Overrun With Chickens

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    We feed ours turkey starter, turkey grower and turkey finisher. That is only because we can't get broiler feed.
     
  4. dgkatz

    dgkatz Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, extra heat when in the brooder, they are housed inside a barn in a pen at all times
     

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