Missing feathers

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by copper2, Mar 22, 2016.

  1. copper2

    copper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I noticed one of my turkeys lost all of it's feathers on it's belly and thighs. I think she was attacked, any ideas what to do?
     
  2. ftfarmer22

    ftfarmer22 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you free range your turkeys? If so do you other wild turkeys by your turkey? I had a tom turkey that was free ranged, and we had wild turkeys coming over and really bullying him. He was a GIANT turkey and for some reason couldn't really defend himself. One day he had gotten picked on SO badly, we had to shoot him. He wasn't going to make it. He had lost all of his feathers, had broken legs, and internal bleeding in one of the legs. It was a very sad day[​IMG]

    Hope nothing this is happening to your turkey!! :(

    Best of luck!

    -ftfarmer22
     
  3. copper2

    copper2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They do free range, but have been keeping them in after the missing feathers
     

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