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Thanks Harp !!!

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Struttn1, May 13, 2009.

  1. Struttn1

    Struttn1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you Harp.

    I found this little guy lying on his side in the brooder gasping and I remembered the post where you mentioned the apple cider vinegar and molasses so I sent the wife after it while kept the little one hanging on. We mixed it up and I got the little guy/gal to take a few drinks finally right before I went to bed. I really expected to find the poult dead the next morning but was surprised to find it still alive but still not looking great. I got it to take a few more swallows and by that evening the poult was doing much better and now a few days later is doing just fine.

    Thanks for posting the tip. It helped me save this poult.



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  2. Homesteading_Bound

    Homesteading_Bound Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wonderful!!!! Looks like it's on it's way.....
     
  3. Hysteria88

    Hysteria88 Out Of The Brooder

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  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    FOR HARP!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  5. ohiofarmgirl

    ohiofarmgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yay! he's up! good work
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  6. Harp Turkey Ranch

    Harp Turkey Ranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to hear !!!

    Sometimes I have found that you need to give them the mixture with a syringe. when they are real weak.

    The old time farmers really knew there stuff !!!
     
  7. chickensioux

    chickensioux Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Ditto-Harp's the best. He's helped me too.
     

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