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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by camogonewild, Sep 15, 2013.

  1. camogonewild

    camogonewild New Egg

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    I have two turkeys a Tom an hen both have one leg that's bow legged is there any cure its sad to see they have a hard time running both still growing

    Here's the Hen it's her right leg
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    Here's the Tom it's his right leg
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  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. camogonewild

    camogonewild New Egg

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    So ur saying its rickets will the vitamin d make there let's grow correctly
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Bowleggedness is basically rickets. However, most rickets I have seen in people involve both legs. It is possible that they have another abnormality called a slipped tendon or perosis. In the second link that is discussed. Both of these problems are vitamin related, so I would get some all B and vitamin D supplements and try them after doing some reading. I am not familiar with turkeys or rickets in poultry, but maybe others will have additional advice.
     
  5. camogonewild

    camogonewild New Egg

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    alright ill look into it more anyone else have anything to say
     
  6. camogonewild

    camogonewild New Egg

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    We'll few weeks have gone by he's better she's not its hard for her to walk an she has a limp when she does she's growing right just hard for her to walk
     

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