I have a sick Turkey and I need help PLEASE

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by dvanwinklesr, Sep 3, 2015.

  1. dvanwinklesr

    dvanwinklesr New Egg

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    All I have done with my Turkey's from the time I got them is feed. Now I hear about deforming them. I need to know what I need to do.
    The Turkey has water coming from his mouth like he is throwing up. I have 3 bronze they are all coffin. Is this the bird flu. I NEED HELP PLEASE .
     
  2. Maranman93

    Maranman93 Out Of The Brooder

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    I truthfully don't think it is the bird flu. If it was the bird flu then all your birds would be dead or dying more than likely. It isn't uncommon for turkeys and or ducks to have water coming out of there mouth or throwing up especially if you are picking them up or if you do not have water to them all through out the day. This means that there is water in the bowl all day if the don't stay hydrated and the they go to re-hydrate and over intake water it will over fill the crop making them throw up or have water or saliva coming out of there mouth and the coffin might be a little respiratory but a tetracycline product such as Pen Chlor 64 would be much recommended. Is this something that has been happening or just started? How old are the birds? Has any died?
     
  3. dvanwinklesr

    dvanwinklesr New Egg

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    They are going on 5 mouths old. None have died. The others are fine. I have added vitamins water to there water.
     
  4. Maranman93

    Maranman93 Out Of The Brooder

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    I would just say to watch them but i think the should be fine.
     
  5. Mia_

    Mia_ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they meat birds? Are they showing signs of congestive heart failure? Like when they breathe does it sound like they are bubbling and drowning?
     
  6. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC! Can you post a picture of his poop?

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