Flashcards in Small turkey Flock Management Deck (12):
Besides black head, what other diseases can turkeys receive from chickens?
How much space do poults under 8 weeks of age require?
1 1/2 sq ft
After 8 weeks of age how much space is required?
5-8 sq ft
What should you use to sanitize your turkey brooder before the poults arrive?
What are two types of bedding for turkeys?
Wood shavings, chopped straw,peat moss, or other commercial litters
What temperature should a turkey brooder be for the first week until the last?
Starting at 90-95 degrees F and dropping 5 degrees F each week until 70 degrees F
What is a safety precaution to ensure a heat lamp doesn't burn out?
Use 2 bulbs
How much grass or clover is enough for a free ranged turkey?
What percent protein do turkeys require for the first 6-8 weeks, 8-12 weeks, 12-16 weeks?
6-8= 28%, 8-12=22%, 12-16=19%, and over 16=16%
What is a starve out?
When none of poults can find food and then they die
What is a good hight for a poult feeder?
The hight of there back