Had to cull my first bird.

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by magikchick, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    I had to cull one of coturnix. It was a little tiny thing about half the size of the others. It was doing fine at first but over the last couple of days it started going down hill. Tonight it started crying and poop was oozing out of it's butt. So I felt it was something that had to be done. This is the first time I have culled but it was the right thing to do.
  2. Mesa

    Mesa Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 21, 2008
    New Mexico
    Sorry you had to cull a bird.... but congrats you had the courage to do so.
    I'm not sure what I'll do when the day comes that I have to cull.... what a sad day indeed.
  3. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

    Jul 18, 2008
    Indiana, Pennsylvania
    I'm sorry for your loss you did the right thing though! [​IMG] I had to cull a chick that just hatched last night, it hatched and acted like it had brain damage, and wasnt keeping heat, so I had to cull it and made me so sad to kill such a cute little baby...ofcourse it had to be a tuxedo (my favorites). But luckily it's sibling also hatched and is perfectly fine! [​IMG] Its hard to cull the ones you dont want to cull but sometimes ya gotta do it and its the nicest thing you can do for them [​IMG]
  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

    Dec 22, 2008
    GR MI: TN bound!
    Sorry you had to go thou that I am sure you made the right choice!

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