Small turkey Flock Management Flashcards Preview

DC P Q B > Small turkey Flock Management > Flashcards

Flashcards in Small turkey Flock Management Deck (12):
0

Besides black head, what other diseases can turkeys receive from chickens?

Sinusitis

1

How much space do poults under 8 weeks of age require?

1 1/2 sq ft

2

After 8 weeks of age how much space is required?

5-8 sq ft

3

What should you use to sanitize your turkey brooder before the poults arrive?

Ammonium compounds

4

What are two types of bedding for turkeys?

Wood shavings, chopped straw,peat moss, or other commercial litters

5

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

6

What is a safety precaution to ensure a heat lamp doesn't burn out?

Use 2 bulbs

7

How much grass or clover is enough for a free ranged turkey?

30sq ft

8

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%

9

What is a starve out?

When none of poults can find food and then they die

10

What is a good hight for a poult feeder?

The hight of there back

11

Why is it a good idea to use inferred light for turkeys?

They have poor vision