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 In the Brooder

    May 21, 2013
    Brownsville, Texas
    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?
    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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