turkey help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by farmgirl1991, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. farmgirl1991

    farmgirl1991 Cooped Up

    Aug 4, 2007
    my turkey is throwing its head back and looks like its having a siesure it is almost like she eats her turkey food and it gets caught in her thraot but this has been happening for a while now shes 3 and a half weeks old and none of her brothers do this i also feed them starter turkey grower its medicated so what is the problem any ideas
  2. hinkjc

    hinkjc Crowing

    Jan 11, 2007
    Can you give a little more info? Where is the baby brooding and on what (shavings, hay, etc)? Could it have gotten something it shouldn't have? I am thinking something is lodged in the throat or crop and it is trying to pass it. Does the neck seem strong or floppy? Any chance of mold toxins?


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