black specks on poults' faces

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Mrs. Mucket, Jun 28, 2010.

  1. Mrs. Mucket

    Mrs. Mucket Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm raising my first turkeys, three poults now 5 weeks old. Two are BBWhite, one is BBBronze. They all have tiny black whiskerlike specks on their faces. Is that a normal turkey thing or could it be mites? I've never seen it on any of my chicken chicks.
     
  2. Jmiller429

    Jmiller429 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    no i dont think this is normal. Are they possibly pinfeather that are sprouting?
     

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