can turkeys have allergies

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by jimmythechicken, Jul 18, 2010.

  1. jimmythechicken

    jimmythechicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2010
    mansfield
    we have a young turkey around 6 weeks he is in a big pen with turkeys an chickens he has been wesing an coughing for about 10 days or so some days when it is a good dry heat he does not seem bad but then when it is real humid or miserable out he she to wees an cough.no other birds have any symtoms nothing at all my kids spend about 2 hrs a day in the coop an would know if any other bird was doing it to.i think he may have asma or allergies but dont know if that is posible.he still is eating an drinking .
     
  2. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Jun 30, 2010
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    I don't know. Some of mine sneeze occassionally, and I have seen one with a runny nose, but it stopped after just a day. I hope it is something as innocuous as allergies. I don't know enough about diseases to know what else it might be, but it would be rotten to start losing birds.
     

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