Turkey fungus on the head

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by twotmama, Nov 9, 2009.

  1. twotmama

    twotmama Out Of The Brooder

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    My turkey has a weird growth on his head the eyes are getting to where he can't see and he looks miserable. HELP!!!! Its like he has warts and there multipying and now theres like a fungus can i save him somehow or is this fatal? He is A pet and I don't know what to do.
     
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  2. zatsdeb

    zatsdeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can you post a picture?
     
  3. twotmama

    twotmama Out Of The Brooder

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    Not sure how.
     
  4. PatS

    PatS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If *I* can post a picture anyone can. If you have them on your computer already, that is.
    When you click on *MESSAGE BOARDS*, at the top it says Frequently Asked Questions. If you click on that, the 2nd question explains how to post a picture.
     
  5. jenjscott

    jenjscott Mosquito Beach Poultry

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    In the meantime, if its a fungus, you can treat with a mild vinegar solution or a mild betadine solution. If you can get a picture up great, if not, can you pm me for my email and I can post it for you if you can send it.
     
  6. MandyH

    MandyH You'll shoot your eye out!

    Is it brown and looks gooey or sticky?
     
  7. twotmama

    twotmama Out Of The Brooder

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    I tried to upload it won't paste sorry. No it just looks like huge warts and the its hanging off his head and his eyes are closing up like their infected the skin is real rough on his head and it looks like some kind of fungus; not sticky or guey. Im clueless I got it to upload as avatar hope its large enough to help any suggestions?
     
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  8. ()relics

    ()relics horse/dog shrink

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    Pox? Probably....no treatment but you can treat the water with a broad spectrum Anti...like oxytetracycline to at least fight any other infections....Pics would be the answer to a better diagnosis...
     
  9. PatS

    PatS Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry. I don't know anything about turkey disease. Maybe someone else can look at your avatar and see what is going on. Anyone?
     
  10. chickenannie

    chickenannie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's Fowl Pox you're describing. Do a search on this forum for it and you'll find info.
     

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