she past away

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by meeks11, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. meeks11

    meeks11 Out Of The Brooder

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    My turkey had been sick for about a week.she just didn't act like herself.she seemed like she was cold all the time.I went out to see about her today and found her dead.she was the last of 6 turkeys I had got from a guy at the feed store.they all have died.they all was sickly acting birds.I have a tom I got from a lady he is doing good.if anyone know what could have been wrong with let me know thanks
     
  2. americana-lover

    americana-lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have no idea, but Im crazy sorry! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    Depending on the age of the hen it could be many things. Poults are susceptible to coccidia and worms. Adults. ..worms and Blackhead disease if mixed around other poultry. Breathing trouble..swollen sinus. .weeping eye... Signs of.respiratory illness. Sorry for your loss..
     
  4. Celie

    Celie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Most feed stores sell BB turkeys that are bred for meat and do not live long. If your turkeys are more than 6 months this could be the case. This is late in the year to be raising young poults, as turkey poults are very susceptible to a chill. If they are very young, this could be the problem. More information is needed, to be of much help to you? Sorry [​IMG]
     
  5. meeks11

    meeks11 Out Of The Brooder

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    She was right at 6 months when she past.she was my pick.she had been sick the whole time I had her.I. got 6 turkeys in all from the same feed store.they all died on me.I talk to the guy who raised them.he told me there was nothing wrong with his birds.he was bs me.I got my tom from a diff lady.he is doing good.he purrs all the time and just staring to get mean.would it be ok to get a white turkey hen to go with him.and what the diff in the breds.I know very little about them but I am trying to learn.if u know of any books or site I could read up on that would help.thanks for your input
     
  6. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    So many problems with poults out there. So sorry for your loss.
     
  7. Celie

    Celie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What breed is your tom? If you do not know for sure, as there are 4 breeds of white turkeys I can think of, can you post a pic?
     

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