My turkey is green!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Bucky77, Jul 2, 2019.

  1. Bucky77

    Bucky77 In the Brooder

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    My 2 month old turkey got attacked by a dog Sunday morning. I thought she was dead, with the way she was looked. She is a tough girl. Today I noticed her skin is turning green. Is this normal?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Got my Puppy

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    Pictures? Scabs on poultry will turn black. That's normal.
     
  3. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    It could either indicate bruising or infection.
     
  4. so lucky

    so lucky Songster

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    If her skin is normally bluish or grey, then bruising could make it look green. You've seen a bruise turn yellow?
    Is her skin puffy, like swollen up?
     
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  5. Bucky77

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    No it’s not swollen, the redness went down over night.she is doing good. Eating and drinking. It’s just today is when it started getting green. So that kinda freaked me out.
     
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  6. Bucky77

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    I think her skin is a light gray color normally.
     

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  8. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    Does it smell? Looks like puss to me ... How did you clean out the initial wound? What are you applying?
     
  9. Bucky77

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    I thought it was infected at first, but it don’t look like a normal infection. This is also my first turkey, so idk how they bruise or what. She is doing good, she is eating and drinking. I just don’t like it being green at all.
     
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    I fear, but do not know, gangrene.
     

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