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My turkey is green!

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

  1. AmyJane725

    AmyJane725 Crowing

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    If it's literally just her skin that is that color, not oozing something that color, and not swollen like there is green fluid under the skin, then it's probably just bruised.

    I would probably put her on an antibiotic anyway though. Bite wounds are really dirty, and there's definitely bacteria in those wounds.
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Here is a picture of one with a really nasty wound and lots of bruising to use as a reference:
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  3. ChickNanny13

    ChickNanny13 Crossing the Road

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    :eek: @casportpony I hope & pray I never have to deal with wounds like that. :fl
     
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  4. Bucky77

    Bucky77 In the Brooder

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    The green is all gone!! I put some thyme, and Oregano oil with coconut oil. The next day the green was all gone. I think it was bruised, but I just didn’t like that green on her. She is out in the coop with the chickens doing good. Thank you everyone for trying to help.
     
  5. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    Thanks for the update, glad she's better!
     
  6. Bucky77

    Bucky77 In the Brooder

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    Oh that looks horrible!! Did they make it??
    The green is all gone, I mixed coconut oil, with some thyme, and Oregano. The green was gone the next day.
     
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  7. casportpony

    casportpony Enlightened

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    That hen did make it!
     
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  8. so lucky

    so lucky Crowing

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    Heh, so now I'm trying to figure out the mechanism for the coconut, thyme and oregano oils being able to make the green go away so quickly. I know essential oils have some powerful properties, but that is truly remarkable. But then, I know a man who healed his brown recluse bite with essential oils, exclusively, so, that should tell me something, lol.
     
  9. Bucky77

    Bucky77 In the Brooder

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    I did measure, it looks like I used about a half cup coconut oil, 4 to 5 drops of each oil.
    Last year my mom fell and she 79 she had two black eyes, her face looked rough all black and blue. My sister made a mixture for her I remember she put thyme and oregano. My moms face was cleared up in a week. It takes forever for older people to heal and it clears her up in a week I was shocked. So I looked it up to see if those oils was ok for turkeys I didn’t find anything about turkeys but it was safe for chickens. So I mixed it up and put it on her. I put it in her Tuesday night and Wednesday afternoon it was yellow, no green and today it’s no yellow. So I’m shocked myself but very happy that it worked.
     
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  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Dux Stomping Admiral

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    This is super!! Now you know which bird you can turn green for St Patties day next year and turn it back the day after!! YAY!!!!
     
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