sick turkey

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by amartinlb, Sep 7, 2010.

  1. amartinlb

    amartinlb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my turkey 4month suddenly had one eye swollen shut with massive swelling on one side of head-no sign of injury, runny nostril and eye. It was in pain so we isolated then put down. I am worried it is respiratory or sinus infection. Will the other 6 young turkeys come down with it? What about my chickens? I don't have money to treat the whole flock. So far - 24 hours later - no one with signs yet. They all free run together in large run covered with bird netting. I could isolate the turkeys to a small covered run but then they would be in real close contact with each other. They all chickens/turkeys roost together at night. Please give advice!!
     
  2. Surehatch

    Surehatch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear - will get my vet to PM you
     
  3. OmaBird

    OmaBird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. amartinlb

    amartinlb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    most like the 5th the eye was completely shut and weeping
     
  5. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

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    How are you turkeys? What was it and did they get better? Hope so!
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  6. amartinlb

    amartinlb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No one else got sick at all. We separated and put down the one that was crying and all has been well. Not sure what it was but it was in pain. I hope nothing else happens as it is very upsetting. I am very pro preventive - apple cider vinegar in water, change bedding, DE in bedding ect. Thanks for asking.
     

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