??Question. Is turkey safe to eat with a lump on her face?


In the Brooder
7 Years
Oct 10, 2012
Hello, I have 14 chickens that I plan to never eat, they are pets and egg queens. However I have one female turkey that we would like to have for Thanksgiving dinner. However she has a soft lump under one eye. She's on antibiotic water for 2 weeks, as are the chickens due to wheezy breathing and sneezing. Does anyone know if the lump doesnt go away would it indicate that we shouldn't eat the meat? Thank you for any help or direction to a source of knowledge. CE Another post-er has suggested I use injections of antibiotics but I'm not that "invested" in the turkey and I've never injected anything! Just a poultry hobbiest/newbie.

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