turkey poop

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by joyfulspirit, Oct 24, 2015.

  1. joyfulspirit

    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning I noticed a runny brown poop from one of my turkeys, assuming it's them because the chickens poo are smaller. Is runny poo a sign of something not right for my turkeys? Tommy and Trudy -- they will be guests for the holidays, not eaten LOL. Thanks for any info! It's raining hard out now and I didn't bring camera out when I let them out this AM. I can keep an eye on it and bring phone to take pix next time I notice anything . .
     
  2. Free Spirit

    Free Spirit The Chiarian

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    I wouldn't worry quite yet. It is normal for some of the turkey poops to be brown and runny.

    If your running chickens and turkeys together (which for some regions is a risk) I would keep a keen eye on it and look for any other abnormal changes (such as yellow streaks and/or frothiness).
     
  3. joyfulspirit

    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you -- we have 6 hens, 1 rooster and 2 turkeys we are keeping through the winter. First timers.
     
  4. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Can you post a picture of the poop?

    -Kathy
     
  5. joyfulspirit

    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    trying to do that as we speak. . .:)
     
  6. joyfulspirit

    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I uploaded my pix to my email but can't get it to save to a file so I can pull it in here; I'll have to have my husband help me with it later LOL gotta get ready to leave for a while .. . will be back this afternoon
     
  7. joyfulspirit

    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Finally! here is a pix! of Tommy's poo
     
  9. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Do all of his poops look like that? If so, what are you feeding him? -Kathy
     
  10. joyfulspirit

    joyfulspirit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    trudy (female) her poops are solid. and tommy (male) runny poops are eating the same as chickens, mash and scratch -- corn and wheat
     

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