Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® Feed is a complete feed for pheasants, quail, chukars, guinea fowl and other exotic game birds from 0-6 weeks or turkeys 0-8 weeks of age.

Game birds and other poultry are growing in popularity as backyard flock enthusiasts explore new birds and diversify their flocks. These birds require high protein and specific nutrients, different from baby chicks, to start strong. Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed is formulated to provide all of these unique nutrients. 

Features & Benefits

High protein diet

30% protein formula to meet high nutrient demands

Unique and complete formula

Balanced to provide all the nutrients young game birds need for optimal growth and development

Appropriate crumble size

For poults and game bird chicks to easily digest

Vitamins A, B, D, E and K

Help poults and game bird chicks grow into healthy adult birds

Heat stress support

Vitamin C helps support the birds’ well-being during periods of heat stress

Nutrients

Nutrient
Min / Max
Amount
Crude Protein
MIN
30.00 %
Lysine
MIN
1.50 %
Crude Fat
MIN
2.50 %
Crude Fiber
MAX
6.50 %
Calcium (Ca)
MIN
1.00 %
Calcium (Ca)
MAX
1.50 %
Phosphorus (P)
MIN
0.80 %
Methionine
MIN
0.50 %
Salt (NaCl)
MIN
0.25 %
Salt (NaCl)
MAX
0.75 %
Sodium (Na)
MAX
0.51 %

Feeding Directions

Best Results
Feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® Feed as at least 90 percent of the diet as follows:
Turkeys:
  • If raising for meat, feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed from 0 to 8 weeks. Then transition to Purina® Flock Raiser® feed.
  • If raising for eggs, feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed from 0 to 8 weeks. Then transition to Purina® Flock Raiser® feed from eight weeks to first egg (around week 28). Switch to a complete layer feed at the first egg.
Peacocks:
  • Feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed from 0 to 6 weeks. After week 6, switch to Purina® Flock Raiser® feed. At the first egg, transition to a complete layer feed.
Game Birds:
  • If raising for meat, feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed for the first six weeks and then switch to Purina® Flock Raiser® feed until birds reach market weight.
  • If raising for eggs, feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed from day one until the first egg and then feed Purina® Game Bird Breeder Layena® feed.
  • If raising for flight, feed Purina® Game Bird & Turkey Startena® feed from day one through week six and then switch to Purina® Game Bird Flight Conditioner.
Caution
Store in a dry, well-ventilated area protected from rodents and insects. Do not feed moldy or insect-infested feed to animals as it may cause illness, performance loss or death.
Management Practices
A feeding program is only as effective as the management practices followed.