new turkey pink in poo and brooder questions!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Jkioneil, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Jkioneil

    Jkioneil Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2010
    please advise! We have a brooder box with four 4 week old chicken pullets and we just got a new turkey poult. we have the turkey in a different brooder in the same room next to chicken brooder. i think the turkey is fine but there is some red or pink in the stool. I want to make sure 1. that is normal all other behavior appears fine. 2. if the brooders are in the same room and something is wrong with turkey can the chickens get it? they are not sharing food or water or anything but the boxes are in same room[​IMG]??? thanks
  2. nugget_night

    nugget_night Just Hatched

    Oct 4, 2011
    didn't get help I see. I was just looking for same info. I have some older turkey poults and found 1 pink meaty looking poo in their house, looked sort of like a some what digested worm. So far have found no info on this.
  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

    Jun 24, 2012
    My Coop
    Could be worms, coccidiosis or *maybe* blackhead. If they were mine I would weigh them and de- worm them with Fenbendazole 50mg/kg by mouth and repeat in ten days. Are they acting normal?


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