Turkey poult sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Notchman, Sep 28, 2015.

  1. Notchman

    Notchman Out Of The Brooder

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    This morning I went out to my turkey coop to find three poults running around. I had no idea my turkeys were sitting so I didn't look for little ones. Before I could open the gate the Tom gabbed a little one killing it. I moved both survivors to a brooder box. One poult is chirping and running everywhere aleady, the other is lethargic at best. The lethargic chick appears to have a growth on its belly, as if part of the yolk is not absorbed.
    Ive never raised young turkeys before and I don't know if its normal to have such a crazy high mortality rate.
    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    My Coop

    Can you post a picture of it?

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  3. Notchman

    Notchman Out Of The Brooder

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    I just left for work but I asked my girlfriend to send me a picture to post as soon as she gets home.
     

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