Funny acting turkey

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by CAMOCLUCKS, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. CAMOCLUCKS

    CAMOCLUCKS Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a turkey that recently has been acting funny, he only sometimes walks like a drunk person, and when he is standing up he cocks his head in almost a S shape. We don't know alot about turkeys so any thoughts would be very helpful.

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  2. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, he could be looking up at the sky for hawks and predators. Or, I think there is some kind of disease I read about where their neck starts bending to one side. Others on here might know what that is called. I think it is curable and may be a vitamin deficiency. Is your turkey in good condition? (getting enough nutrition)? Or is he thin? What age? What breed? What housing does he have?

    I would post more details (and photos) of your turkey in order for us to help you.
     

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