Re: Turkey Question

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickNLittle, Apr 27, 2008.

  1. ChickNLittle

    ChickNLittle Songster

    Mar 22, 2008
    Folkston, Georgia
    My friend has two bronze turkeys. Her Male has been loosing feathers on top of his back for the last couple of weeks. Today I had to go over there and feed for her. It is definitely
    way worse. Also I noticed on his back, close to the neck, he has some type of growth that the only way I can describe it is to say it looks like a big huck of jelly? Today I noticed that he is also going bald on stomach or underneath him or whatever. I also noticed that now some of the chickens are starting to lose their feathers as well. That turkey looks pretty rough actually.

    I did noticed that he had a problem walking way before this "losing of feathers", etc., started. It seemed like he was always stuck with his feathers open. What could this be, and what could be causing it? Any ideas?
  2. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD

    Bronze or broad breasted bronze?

    Do you have a picture of them. HOw old are they?

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