turkey poult

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by SilverSage, Apr 9, 2009.

  1. SilverSage

    SilverSage Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a turkey poult that hatched out yesterday in my incubator. It was under a turkey hen until the last 10 days or so of the incubation. It should have hatched last Thursday. My question is, it won't stand up or walk. It tries, but doesn't have much luck. Will this work itself out, or does it need to be put down?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  3. SilverSage

    SilverSage Out Of The Brooder

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    Legs and feet are fine and it's perfectly willing to eat and drink! [​IMG] I'll give it a bit and see how it does. Thanks!
     
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    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

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  5. SilverSage

    SilverSage Out Of The Brooder

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    It is the only turkey, but since it's kind using it's legs better and is all dry, I went ahead and put it in with a few chicks that I have that are a couple days old. It tries to keep up with them, so I hope that will encourage the legs to improve.
     
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