Is this safe?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by tandc93, Dec 21, 2014.

  1. tandc93

    tandc93 Out Of The Brooder

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    We're looking to harvest our turkey, but he has this on him (see photo). I'm guessing it's fowl pox, is it ok to slaughter and eat or should we wait until it goes away? Or is it normal? It's our first time raising turkeys. Thanks!




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  2. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Send a scraping to a vet.
     
  3. GhettoRoo

    GhettoRoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Eat.
     
  4. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    It would be smart to figure out what it is for sure in case it is something contagious to the other birds.
     
  5. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    i agree. i would not want it to spread if you have other birds.
     

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