Leg lnjury in turkey

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Tgroda1, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. Tgroda1

    Tgroda1 Hatching

    Jan 1, 2015
    My bourbon red turkey roosts on the top of a horse stall in our barn. I found her hanging upside down with her leg caught in the runner of the door. It was wedged in and I had to forcibly remove it. It does not appear to be broken but is very scraped up, swollen, and has 1 cut. She is not bearing any weight on it and not moving around. I have cleaned it, sprayed it with vitrmycin and am keeping a bandage on it. Anything else I can do? Thanks for your help.
  2. veronicadm8

    veronicadm8 Chirping

    May 16, 2014
    I was so excited to stumble on this thread until I saw there were no responses :( I found my turkey poult like this this morning. She is laying down and shaking a bit- from pain or shock, I'm not sure which. Did you do anything else? Did she recover ok? It isn't broken, but it's pretty scraped up.

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