Turkey Leg Problems

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by NoSkiveez, Aug 11, 2011.

  1. NoSkiveez

    NoSkiveez NoSkiveez Poultry

    Dec 27, 2009
    Casa Grande
    My Coop
    I have a young turkey who hatched sometime around Easter. All has been well till recently. This Turkeys leg now looks like the knee joint is reversed. It completely backwards. Its still walking, eating, drinking, etc and seems fine in all other aspects. No one has claimed to stepping on him and here in a secure coop. Any ideas? Could this be a disease or lack of nutrient?
  2. maybejoey

    maybejoey got chickenidous?

    Just like us humans disabilities and deformations, so does the animal kingdom. It could just be a disformation.[​IMG]
  3. roschell

    roschell New Egg

    May 5, 2012
    I have a 6 week old turkey that has the same problem. He was fine until a week ago. He is the lone survivor of 2 chick. Anyone know the cause? Can they live for 9 months like this until they get butchering age?

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