dirty birds????????

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by slates860, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. slates860

    slates860 Out Of The Brooder

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    i recently got 3 new turkey hens to my flock and they are pretty dirty looking compared to my others they were penned in a small mud hole persay , will they clean up nice and clean again them selves or is there something i can do to clean them up (wash them) ?????????
    thanks for any information
     
  2. longranger

    longranger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isolate them in a clean dry penn and they will clean up. Ratty feathers may not look much better till they molt but they will shed the dirt.
    Don't mix them with any of your other birds, particularly coming from a mudhole. May want to worm them too.
     
    Last edited: Oct 6, 2010
  3. slates860

    slates860 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for the info
     

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