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Is this safe?

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

  1. tandc93

    tandc93 In the Brooder

    Jan 7, 2011
    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!



  2. Free Feather

    Free Feather Songster

    Send a scraping to a vet.
  3. GhettoRoo

    GhettoRoo Songster

    Oct 7, 2014
  4. Free Feather

    Free Feather Songster

    It would be smart to figure out what it is for sure in case it is something contagious to the other birds.
  5. i agree. i would not want it to spread if you have other birds.

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