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

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

  1. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger 10 Years

    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]

    Last edited: Aug 8, 2010
  2. ColbyNTX

    ColbyNTX Songster

    May 2, 2009
    Woods, TX
    Sorry i'm no help but that is crazy!!!!!!!![​IMG]
  3. Lagerdogger

    Lagerdogger Songster

    Jun 30, 2010
    Aitkin, MN
    Ditto ColbyNTX...YIKES [​IMG]
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger 10 Years

    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 Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Hahira, GA
    ust sent you a PM on it Jen, hope it works, it should, let me know
  6. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger 10 Years

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

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