black spots on his wattle

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by ms match, Jun 9, 2019.

  1. ms match

    ms match Chirping

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    I noticed black spots on his wattle they look more like scabs...he is 5 YO, what do you think they could be?
     

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  2. ms match

    ms match Chirping

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    here's a pic of what I am talking about
    black spots.jpg
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    If they look like scabs, that is most likely what they are. They can be due to disputes with other turkeys or even chickens or accidentally getting poked with something sharp.
     
  4. ms match

    ms match Chirping

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    If scabs then they should eventually drop off and if not they are something else
     
  5. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    Unless whatever is causing the injury continues in which case there may be scabs there frequently.
     

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