My turkey is green!

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

  1. Bucky77

    Bucky77 In the Brooder

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    It’s underneath her skin, no puss she don’t smell.i cleaned it with soap water, and Peroxide. I mixed coconut oil with lavender, and frankincense oil. I use that for my chicken when they get wounds on them.I also put raw honey on the first night. That took most the redness away. She acting normal and eating and drinking.
     
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  2. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Dux eradication specialist

    It could be bruising, but it has an infected look to me.

    I would treat it as if it is infected. A turkey will not show any signs of pain (most often) until it is too late. If you think she acts sick she might be nearly dead.

    Good luck.
     
  3. Bucky77

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    I posted two pictures, not sure where they went. I will try to repost.
     
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  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Dux eradication specialist

    They showed up
     
  5. Bucky77

    Bucky77 In the Brooder

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    Ok, what should I put on then? It might be bruising, but I don’t want to wrong and loose her.
     
  6. so lucky

    so lucky Crowing

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    I think the oil you have on her skin makes the wounds look even worse, just the wet look of it. Are there open wounds where bacteria could have gotten under her skin?
     
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  7. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Dux eradication specialist

    The puncture wounds themselves are an entry point.

    I am not a veterinary, therefore I can’t tell you what to do. If it was my bird I would play dr and inject it with something I may or may not have here... that resembles an antibiotic.. making sure I used it for 10 days at least or until the bird is healed or dead..

    But I cannot tell what to do.. so good luck.
     
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  8. Bucky77

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    Yeah where the feathers was pulled out, it little holes.
     
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  9. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

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    It's hard to tell if it's just bruising, infection or both. I don't know much of anything about Turkeys except that they taste good, but in chickens green is bruising, BUT there can also be infection. The oils may be making it look worse in the photo.

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  10. R2elk

    R2elk Free Ranger

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    I have seen green bruising in poultry. It can take awhile to clear up.
     
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