My indoor pet turkey is suddenly sick!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by mjbws, Aug 8, 2016.

  1. mjbws

    mjbws Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 16, 2016
    Hello fellow turkey lovers! I'm hoping someone can clue me in to what may be wrong with my sweet turkey, Ginger. I posted all of her symptoms in the emergency/disease forum. Thank you so much for any advice! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  2. hyelaw

    hyelaw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2015
    Might get a faster response if you linked the post here too...

    First things to do right away if the bird seems unwell are add apple cider vinegar to their water, and garlic, cayenne, and herbs to their feed, especially oregano (Oil of oregano is you have it), and thyme. Keep them drinking and eating. Give them water by spoon if you have to. Give them their favorite treats and see how their appetite is. Mealworms and sunflower seeds are winners here.

    The vet will probably give you some medication, these can all be used in addition to any medication, or you can choose to treat naturally.
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    @mjbws, how is your turkey?


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