Turkey has a cold??

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sel3414, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. Sel3414

    Sel3414 New Egg

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    Hi everyone, I am new here. I bought a greater white turkey a few weeks ago. I noticed he starts sneezing and mucus running from his nose. I believe he got a cold. What can I give him? I thought about boiling milk with onions, but I need a second opinion.
     
  2. redsoxs

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    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope your turkey is better soon!
     
  5. Sel3414

    Sel3414 New Egg

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    Thank you. He's a real softie and I lost one a few years ago. I don't want to lose another turkey. I'll be sure to look through.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't think poultry do well with milk but, I'm not certain. You may also want to post on the "turkey thread," in case they recognize what your turkey's problem may be. Just put "turkey thread," in the search box above and it will come up. Hope he will recover soon.
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Sel3414 [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you and your turkey all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     

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