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Newbie with turkey mama and chicks

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Haruna, Feb 13, 2012.

  1. Haruna

    Haruna In the Brooder

    Feb 10, 2012
    Please somebody to assist me with an advice, my turkey hatch 12 chicks for me. Any cure that i could take to prevent them from any disease.

  2. cassidy22

    cassidy22 Chirping

    Apr 20, 2011
    Front Range - Colorado
    Don't pre-medicate. They need to develop their own immune systems. But you can purchase vitamins that you can put in their water to help them get a good start. I wouldn't worry too much, if their mama is a good mama, she'll watch out for them.
  3. coopqueen

    coopqueen In the Brooder

    Jan 29, 2012
    Underwood, WA
    We got 9 poults with two hens. They are doing well. I worried althogether too much about them eating and drinking, but now they are 4 days old and they are hungary and eating.

    We are just feeding non-medicated food. We will hopefully be getting more poults, there are 4 hens sitting on eggs.
    Last edited: May 4, 2012

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