OK... somehow turkey Swolled his tounge.... any advise?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by chickenzoo, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I have a 3-4 year old BR Tom, I thought something was caught in his throat as a stick like looking shape was seen in the wattle about 3 inches down from his chin. I opened his mouth and moved the mystery item around and out popped his tongue???????????? I put it back.... However it stayed for a bit, but is now back where it was? What should I do, he seems other wise fine and can still run like the wind from me...... [​IMG]

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    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010
  2. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry i'm no help but that is crazy!!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  3. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ditto ColbyNTX...YIKES [​IMG]
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Any one with ideas? I was going to try and hold him down in the morning and see if I should stitch his tounge in place... or if it really is out of place.... or what's really going on.......
     
  5. Boggy Bottom Bantams

    Boggy Bottom Bantams Overrun With Chickens

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    ust sent you a PM on it Jen, hope it works, it should, let me know
     
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    I'll try and put it in again..... it popped back out the last time..... [​IMG]
     

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