hatched bourbon red

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by folmar25, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. folmar25

    folmar25 Out Of The Brooder

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    i had a pretty good hatch of bourobon reds but my one baby is not doing well not sure what is going on with him he cant stand due to one of his feet is folded up and he wont open it so he is having a hard time standing also he cant keep his head still it keeps swaying back and forth and is kind of all over the place not sure if its a defect from hatching or whats going on id like to try and save him if i can has anybody else hafd this happen to one of there babys
     
  2. KikisGirls

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    How old is it?
     
  3. folmar25

    folmar25 Out Of The Brooder

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    About 5 days old
     
  4. fairie

    fairie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How is your poult doing? Some people had mentioned that they may need a vitamin supplement if they are acting strange it might be malnutrition. Just a thought.
     
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  5. KikisGirls

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    Can you post a picture of his "stance" legs?
     
  6. JonathanL23

    JonathanL23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Probably a defect from the hatching, is his eyes watery or is he sneezing. id keep him in his own box. if its not eating or drinking i wouldn't give him much longer. i bought a chick now knowing but it had similar symptoms and it lived 7 days :(
     

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