2month old turkey poult finding hard to walk

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tabish830, Apr 28, 2016.

  1. tabish830

    tabish830 Out Of The Brooder

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    my 2 month old turkey poult is having hard time while walking from 2 days .first thought ut might me some sort of injury because i have a batch of 17 chicks and 3 poults . but when she start walking she had a diffuclty can walk properly if she walks she would walk in a tilted manner her body is not straight .. so i seperated her . today i when i went to gave her boiled egg she was eating all right but sits down . if stand up her legs were seperating going away from each other like wing of a plan . can someone tell me what is it? or i have to make a video upload it on youtube than post a link here
     
  2. new 2 pfowl

    new 2 pfowl Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello there @tabish830 ...
    First let me say that I don't know about turkeys, but I think they're swell! I'm visiting from the Peafowl Department.

    From what I do know about peafowl, this sounds like it may be splayed legs. If you do a search you will find a lot of info about this. You will likely need to make a simple brace so your baby's legs learn how they should be going.
    This may help: https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/41693/spraddle-leg-splay-leg-treatment-instructions
     
  3. tabish830

    tabish830 Out Of The Brooder

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    spraddle legs for newly hatched chicks? my one is 2 motnh old
     

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