Bald Tummy?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by 16chickadees, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. 16chickadees

    16chickadees Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there.
    I have a turkey and I noticed tonight when I was putting her in her coop that her tummy was bald. It's extremely cold outside and I've already separated her so a wound in her shoulder could heal without my chickens pecking on it. I don't have any other turkeys in there with her and she isn't a free range. Is there something I can do? Thanks for any help!
     
  2. Frosty

    Frosty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is she a broad breasted type? They can get bald tummies from sitting on the ground. If that is the case, about all you can do is make sure she has lots of bedding where she sleeps.
     
  3. 16chickadees

    16chickadees Out Of The Brooder

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    Is she a broad breasted type? They can get bald tummies from sitting on the ground. If that is the case, about all you can do is make sure she has lots of bedding where she sleeps.

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    Yes she is. Thank you very much, Frosty! I'll do that and see if she gets better!
     

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