2 week old Turkey with swollen vent HELP

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Ashleyerden, May 3, 2018.

  1. Ashleyerden

    Ashleyerden Hatching

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    20180503_160523.jpg I just noticed one of my baby turkeys very lethargic and after closer examination I see the vent is very swollen red with white puss coming out. I have never seen this before. Is there anything I can do? I have removed the turkey from the other chicks and turkeys. What now?
     
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  2. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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  3. casportpony

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    If that were mine I would treat for coccidiosis and enteritis. Where do you live?
     
  4. Ashleyerden

    Ashleyerden Hatching

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    It died just a few hours later. The breeder recommended I remove my turkeys from my chicks. I had them all in the same brooder and was feeding everyone chick starter. I'm not sure if that's what happened but everyone else looks healthy.
     

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