Turkey is twisted - need advice

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by PoultryDune, Oct 23, 2007.

  1. PoultryDune

    PoultryDune Hatching

    Sep 11, 2007
    We are raising broad-breasted white turkeys and one of them has become increasingly twisted-looking. She is not walking well and her neck is pulled back against her body. We are going to butcher her asap if this is not a disease that would transmit to humans. Does this condition sound familiar to anyone? Should we cull or eat?
  2. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    I'm thinking that is some sort of disease, but I am not entirely for sure.
  3. blue90292

    blue90292 Songster

    Jan 30, 2007
    Rosharon, TX
    chickens do that when they are vitamin deficient. you may want to post your question in the disease section of this forum.

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