Turkey Hobbling Around?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Crownpointchick, Aug 9, 2014.

  1. Crownpointchick

    Crownpointchick In the Brooder

    Jun 8, 2014
    Strafford, NH
    Hi I have a 5 week old Bourbon Red turkey. He doesn't seem to have spraddle leg but his legs seem different than the others. They seem a little further apart. He walks fine, seems healthy, eating and drinking ok. He just is more wobbly in his gait and his legs seem to sit further apart. Is this something he will grow out of or is there something I should be doing to help him develop properly? Any advice is appreciated.
  2. PalmRoyal

    PalmRoyal Chirping

    Apr 28, 2013
    Lima, OH
    He can grow out of it, but I would try to be on top of that. Sometimes, while in the egg, things just don't quite go perfectly. Would you maybe want to make a hobble so his legs are the correct width between legs? If he is wobbling, then I would say that he has some sort of weakness, but I am not sure.
  3. do you have any pictures?

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