Can wild turkeys eat dry cat food?

DEAR DEE DEE: It’s probably not that bad for the birds, but it’s probably not that good for them, either. Some cat food can have ingredients that aren’t particularly good for birds — things they can’t digest, their body can’t fully process or is just too much for them.

Is cat food bad for turkeys?

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The answer is yes, pieces of cooked turkey can be a healthy treat for cats. Turkey makes a good occasional snack and can also be added to your cat’s wet food to make it more palatable.

What should you not feed turkeys?

The following is a list of the main foods that you should not feed your turkeys.

  • Low-quality chicken feed. …
  • Other Livestock Feeds. …
  • Dried/Raw Beans. …
  • Avocados. …
  • Fruit Pits and Seeds. …
  • Tomato and Eggplant Leaves. …
  • Raw Meat. …
  • Onions.

What wild animals will eat dry cat food?

Cats are not the only creatures attracted to cat food. Raccoons, coyotes, and rats and mice are, too.

What meat is best for cats?

Meat. Cats are carnivores and need meat in their diets to survive (sorry vegans, but you can’t put your cat on a plant-based diet). Give your kitty some cooked beef, chicken, turkey, even deli meats from your local grocery store. Be careful and don’t feed them raw meat, or you could make your cat sick.

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What is the best feed for turkeys?

Turkeys need a high protein diet when they are young as they grow and gain muscle quickly. To support this growth, feed a complete feed with 30 percent protein, such as Purina® Game Bird + Turkey Startena® until the birds are 8 weeks old.

Is it OK to feed ducks dry cat food?

Ducks can eat dry cat food but in moderation. Wet cat food is a bit smelly and harmful for this poor little bird so it should be avoided at all costs. … Cat food is good only for cats or wild birds.

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