Turkey Tom, not eating, sick, please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Hope Frazier, Aug 20, 2014.

  1. Hope Frazier

    Hope Frazier Out Of The Brooder

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    We went out of town last week and when we came back one of our toms had quit eating. We chalked up to a change in routine but he still is not eating and is now losing weight. He is not eaten a full meal since Friday August 15. We had wanted to butcher him for Thanksgiving. His only other symptoms are that he has quit gobbling and strutting. He is in a pen with two other toms the same age and they do not seem to be picking on him nor are they exhibiting any symptoms. Should I separate and give antibiotics or just ride this out for a few more days? If I give antibiotics, what should I give and what dose?
    Rundown:
    Gender: Tom
    Age: 8 months
    Symptoms: Not eating, strutting or gobbling
    Duration of symptoms: 6 days

    Thank you for any help or advice!!!
     

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