Bloody Navel

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Stacykins, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Stacykins

    Stacykins Crowing

    Jan 19, 2011
    Escanaba, MI
    I just had a turkey poult hatch. The little one is robust, but has a large bloody scab on its navel. I am concerned that the others might pick at it. Should I spray a little bit of blu-kote on the area, both to hide and disinfect it?

    Not my best hatch, while four out of six have fully hatched, one got partially wrapped, another pipped through a blood vessel (but managed to successfully hatch and looks OK), and then one has the bloody navel. I guess my humidity was too low.

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