blackhead

  1. H

    Blackhead disease - please help

    We came home tonight to a sick turkey. Couldn’t stand or lift its head. Looked like it just wanted to lay there and die. My husband brought it in the porch and held it for about ten minutes and then it died. it pooped on his shirt and it was runny and yellow. We are thinking blackhead disease. I...
  2. jaks2578

    Raising Poults and Chicks together?

    Good afternoon all :) I purchased one Royal Palm poult and one Broad Breasted Bronze poult along with 10 Silkie chicks from the local feed store. All were between one to three days old. They have been in the same brooder for approximately a week. Can I raise turkeys with chickens? What is...
  3. AltonaAcres

    Can I integrate these poults yet?

    Hey fellow poultry lovers! I had a question regarding integrating my turkey poults into my chick's pen. So, we got 25ish heavy breed chicks on April 3rd. On April 16th, we got 2 meat turkeys. The chicks are now feathered, and are enjoying the sunshine in a pen outside. (They have a heat lamp in...
  4. Noellereagan

    Deworming poults? Yes or no?

    I have an affliction. I’m a clean freak. It extends to my coops. I have 8 - 8 week old poults and 7 - 16 week mixed breed chickens. They’ve been side by side for months now. I clean both coops twice daily. Sometimes this means I’m out cleaning until well after midnight. My point is - it’s always...
  5. Hua

    Help! Very tired hen without an appetite

    Hi! One of our year old chickens is sick and I’m not sure what’s going on. I noticed her acting sluggish yesterday. Today she isn’t drinking and her crop is empty. I moved her to her own pin within the coop and gave her some treats. She ate a little, but still won’t drink. She mainly stands with...
  6. auntphibian

    Turkey Not eating, thin

    Okay, my neighbor has a turkey under a year old. A little over a week ago, I was informed that he had Black head disease (diagnosed by my neighbor). He said he had yellow poop and he had stopped eating, but still drinking and still up and around. Some background: he has one small pen and he...
  7. jopheso

    Avian Pox aka Fowl Pox

    I want to document a case of avian pox. We had this in our flock last year and it was really scary because of how ugly it looks and how long it lasts. We actually lost 2 birds to this because we didnt know what to do. I want to try to help anyone new to this. It is NOT blackhead which is deadly...
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