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Black head?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by flapjackfarm, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. flapjackfarm

    flapjackfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    I've been noticing stool like this in my poultry pen (see below). The turkey still seem active, have an appetite, and are as inquisitive as ever. I had kept my chickens and ducks separate from my turkey until they all figured out how to get into one another's pens. Now they all mingle. Does anyone have insight? And if it is suspected black head, what should I do? Thanks!

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  2. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have never raised turkeys before. But I have seen that poop so many times from my chickens. It doesn't mean their sick or anything.
    My chickens will poop that same poop and act normal eating drinking active etc. It just happens once in a while.

    Here is a link about poop what to look for
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com//search?q=poop

    Hope this helps

    BCP
     
  3. flapjackfarm

    flapjackfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thank you. I'm a bit of a worrier, so I started to see the mustardy yellow and panicked a bit!
     
  4. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That completely fine!
    We all panick when we walk into the pen and see odd looking poop lol We think are bird is dying but turns out there fine.

    BCP
     
  5. flapjackfarm

    flapjackfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes! It's a little unnerving. I'm just glad I found this forum. I have asked so many questions on here. I just started keeping poultry last year, so new things still come up!
     
  6. BoomChickaPop

    BoomChickaPop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What birds do you have so far?
    We have been raising chickens since 2010 and now have over 100!!!


    BCP
     
  7. flapjackfarm

    flapjackfarm Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have 12 chickens, 4 ducks, and 3 turkey. I would like to get a few more chickens and ducks next year, but we'll see!
     

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