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Problem with standard bronze poult

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by myhubbycallsmechickeemama, May 16, 2011.

  1. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a 4 week old tomorrow poult, when I went to the chicken coop this morning I noticed that it seemed to have a hard time walking. Eating and drinking normally but really wobbly when standing and doesn't stand for very long before plopping down. Tonight it appears to drop its wings down to help it stand up and is still eating and drinking normally. They are on Nutrena Nature Wise Meatbird feed 22% protein and broiler booster in the water. I am brand new to all of this so I don't have a clue. The turkeys are in with a year old White Crested Black Polish that is very mellow and some cornish x chicks. Any suggestions? TIA!!
     
  2. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nobody can help me???
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Have you looked at it's poop? that can tell you alot. could be cocci. just one thought.
     
  4. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Poop looks very normal. [​IMG]
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    I know nothing about Turkeys except they taste good and they can catch disease of some kind from chickens, but if nothing else you might want to boost his feed with some vitamins you can get at the feed store. also ask about this on the Turkey thread not because we don't want to help but because people there do Turkeys and would know more maybe?
     
  6. myhubbycallsmechickeemama

    myhubbycallsmechickeemama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you hun! Will give that a try.
     

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