Please help me. Know nothing about Turkeys..

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by lydiagirl99, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello ! I just bought two Bourban Red Turkeys today. A pair of them. The hen seems healthy but the Tom is having problems walking. he still gets around but he wobbles a lot and because of it, sits down often. I know nothing about these birds other than they ate chicken feed and watermelon for snacks. All of the chickens on the property were healthy and beautiful. I do not know how old they are but I'm guessing young as the Tom doesn't look that different then the hen. You can definitely tell them apart but he has no fan tail smaller facial features then I see in full grown turkeys.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Can you examine him to see what might be troubling him? Make sure you check the bottom of the foot also. You also can post symptoms in the emergency section. Good luck to you and your tom!
     
  3. lydiagirl99

    lydiagirl99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you ! I'll give a thorough examination tomorrow and write back to you !
     

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