Help! My Turkeys wattle is swole like a balloon!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MnRFarming, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. MnRFarming

    MnRFarming New Egg

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    My young Tom suddenly has a giant balloon size wattle. What happened? He's acting normal otherwise.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Also post on the "turkey thread," in case they would know why???? Do you have a farm vet that would see him? How long has he been swollen like that?
     
  4. IdahoTom

    IdahoTom Out Of The Brooder

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    I had a rooster this happened too. I massaged the wattle gently for about 15 minutes after dark so he wasn't as alert. The next day it was completely gone and he was eating and drinking again! Not sure if it was coincidence or it actually helped but that's my experience. Best of luck.

    -IdahoTom
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. I hope that between the ER and turkey experts you get the advice you need (along with the post above)

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under MnRFarming [​IMG] Welcome!

    Wow, I agree that that does not look good [​IMG]

    I hope you are able to get him to a Vet or that the folks on the ER Forum were able to help.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope you can get some answers soon, that is strange looking for sure.
     

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