What would be a good feed for my Cornish x rocks and mammoth bronze turkeys?

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by 23Matt23, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. 23Matt23

    23Matt23 Out Of The Brooder

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    This is my first time raising poultry and I got 4 Cornish x and 2 turkeys. When I got them from the local agway they gave me a bag of game bird starter 28% protein. They are now about a week old and the feed is almost gone! I don't know what kind of feed to get next. Should I get the same? Or a different one? Help. [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    You can just give them all the game starter. It's a bit high in protien for the meaties but it won't hurt them one bit. Might even grow faster for you on that stuff.
     
  3. 23Matt23

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    Thanks galanie, how long should I keep them on that? [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. galanie

    galanie Treat Dispenser No More

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    Till the meat birds are harvested. I have no experience with turkeys so I don't know what they need when they are grown, but I do know that all will be well until that 6-8th week or whenever you harvest the meaties.
     
  5. 23Matt23

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    Ok thanks, I'm planing to harvest them in about 9 weeks or so after all my regents exams are finished and summer vacation starts, that might help me blow off some steam... Lol [​IMG][​IMG]
     

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