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Turkey attacked by dogs

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Beck64, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. Beck64

    Beck64 New Egg

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    I have a turkey thats about a year old, was attacked today bu dogs, He is a pet and I am new to the bird world for pets. I know how to doctor most animals vut I am so lost on what to do for him. I have him in a carrier, keeping him quiet and warm but i dont know what to do now. Not sure what kind of medicine to give him.........any help would be great
     
  2. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Where is he hurt?
     
  3. Beck64

    Beck64 New Egg

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    Back, tail and one side. It looks like a chunk of meat was torn out, feathers ripped out
     
  4. Beck64

    Beck64 New Egg

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    His name is Thomas, he adopted 3 guineas who are lost without him.
     
  5. Free Feather

    Free Feather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can you post pictures. Will he eat and drink on his own? That would help to see the severity of the wound. Is he eating and drinking on his own? Does he seem alert, or is he ruffled up in shock?
     
  6. Beck64

    Beck64 New Egg

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    He is very alert, hasn't eaten or drank yet. But in shock......probably. i will try to get pics
     

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