My turkey swallowed my fiancė's ring

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by vampire7595, Sep 1, 2016.

  1. vampire7595

    vampire7595 New Egg

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    My fiancė had this plastic vending machine ring from his younger brother and our about 4 or 5 month old turkey (Claire) was playing with it and swallowed it. Will she be alright?

    Here is a photo of her from last month:
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    Please help us. My fiancė and I are freaking out. We already lost one turkey to blackhead disease, we don't want to lose her as well.[​IMG][​IMG]

    -Vampire
     
  2. memphis

    memphis Overrun With Chickens

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    Uhhh...I don't know. I guess I'd keep an eye on her to see if she passes it....
     
  3. Eric 2016

    Eric 2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A ring is not all that big for a turkey. They eat acorns and other large nuts, they'll swallow anything they can fit in their mouth. I wouldn't think twice about it.
     
  4. R2elk

    R2elk Overrun With Chickens

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    Highly unlikely that a plastic ring would survive the gizzard intact. There should not be anything to be found in the excrement. In the unlikely case that it is not ground down fine in the gizzard, it would remain there just like larger pebbles to aid in the grinding.
     

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