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Chocolate poult not growing

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by April Petroski, Apr 22, 2016.

  1. April Petroski

    April Petroski Out Of The Brooder

    Sep 25, 2015
    Southern California
    I have a 2.5 week old poult that isn't growing like the rest of my little flock. It's very lethargic like a new poult. I do see it eat, drink and poop. The rest don't pick on it and I have 2 feeders and 2 waterers so there is always room for it to eat or drink. The other 9 are growing like weeds and can fly in and out of their brooder in my greenhouse as they please but not teeny tiny little one. Should I separate him/her from the rest? Is there anything I can or should supplement to give growing a kick in the butt? When I first noticed it wasn't growing like the others, I expected it to die but it keeps holding on. The poult is now about half the size of the rest. Thanks!

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  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2015
    you could just have a runt sometimes it happens.
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 24, 2013
    Natrona County, Wyoming
    It is quite possible that your poult is suffering from coccidiosis. You may want to get some Corid to treat it with.
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Poop Inspector General Premium Member

    Jun 24, 2012
    X2 on the coccidiosis.

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