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Leg problems...HELP!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by nsa19, Aug 2, 2014.

  1. nsa19

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    I have 3 two month old turkeys and they are very bow legged. Sometimes they trip and stumble. I just got them on Wednesday (7/30). I game them a nutri-drench thursday and Friday. I mixed niacin with some yogurt and gave them a dose yesterday. They are on a 22% meat bird grower feed.

    What to do????

    - continue niacin and nutri-drench and wait for results.

    - tape legs in the proper position? How long could I leave them like this? Should I isolate them in a small pen so they can't walk too far?

    - swim them? Would Luke warm water in a baby pool work? How often?

    - Any other suggestions?

    Thanks for any help!! This is our first time with turkeys. We haven't had any legs issues w chickens over the years.

    They seem alert and healthy other than the legs. They have been eating and drinking well also.
     

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