If you want to make raising turkeys super easy, buy commercial, non-medicated turkey feed. You should be able to buy it at any feed store.
You can free-range turkeys but that doesn’t replace their need for actual feed. Turkeys require a high amount of protein.
Yes, you can free-range turkeys but that doesn’t replace their need for actual feed. Turkeys require a high amount of protein. It’s important to provide commercial, non-medicated turkey feed.
Free-range turkeys will eat: – Acorns – Seeds and grains, including spilled birdseed or corn and wheat in agricultural fields – Berries, wild grapes, crabapples, and other small fruits – Fleshy plant parts, such as buds, roots, bulbs – Plant foliage, grass, and tender young leaves or shoots – and MORE!!!
Some fresh fruits, including cherries, plums, peaches, nectarines, and apricots have pits that contain cyanide compounds, which are poisonous.
What NOT to feed a turkey? – Avocados – Dried/Raw Beans – Fruit Pits and Seeds – Tomato and Eggplant Leaves – Onions – Processed Food – Chocolate – Citrus Fruits – Coffee/Tea – Green Potatoes – Mango Peels – Rhubarb Leaves