My turkey has a broke toe and a leg that won't grow right, PLEASE HELP!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Me_and_my_chicks, Jun 17, 2017.

  1. Me_and_my_chicks

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    This is my first turkey, he is now about 1/12 months old but about two weeks ago I noticed he broke his middle right toe. I tried to make a cask if I could but no matter how many different models I make they all don't seem to help. Recently, I noticed that his left foot doesn't grow in front of him like this ( | | ) but,
    Like this ( | \ ) and when he lays down his left leg just goes behind him. I don't know what breed he is but he is not solid white, his feathers are very lightly tan. So two things: how do I help his broke toe and how do I make his other foot grow in front of him. This is my first post btw.
     
  2. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! Can u post a pic of his leg and toe? If I see a visual I probably can help u better! Lol!
     
  3. Me_and_my_chicks

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  4. Me_and_my_chicks

    Me_and_my_chicks New Egg

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    image.jpg I just lifted him up, his legs does that on their own, please tell me if you need a better pic, ^~^' I couldn't post a video
     
  5. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Have u tried a therapy sling? It's basically a cloth with holes for the birds feet, attached to the sides of a bin? It can heal mareks virus and I think it might help u! Just make sure it has access to food and water.
     
  6. Me_and_my_chicks

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    So does it just hang in the air?
     
  7. 4 Georgia Hens

    4 Georgia Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The fabric hangs in the bin, because it is attached to the sides of the bin. U could probably look it up for a picture!!
     
  8. 4 Georgia Hens

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    It's attached inside the bin!
     
  9. Me_and_my_chicks

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    So it will poop, eat and drink while hanging in the bin? And for how long? Until his legs heal?
     
  10. 4 Georgia Hens

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    Hmm. Maybe u should look it up? I've never had to do it before, so I don't know the whole process. Lol!
     

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