Turkey troubles.. maybe?

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by cupman, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. cupman

    cupman Songster

    Apr 12, 2011
    Portland, OR
    I have a royal palm turkey and he is a little over two years old. About a month ago he started this bizarre little dance. It's hard to describe but I'll do my best. Ok, so what he does is he puts his wings out to the side and his head down and he starts walking backwards. He usually takes about 4-5 steps and then he stops, pulls his wings in, puts his head up and carries on like nothing ever happened. He usually does this about 4-5 times a day. When he first started doing it I thought the guy was going to drop over dead.. it had me concerned. But he's been doing it for over a month now and he seems to be fine.

    Any idea what it could be? Thanks a lot, BYC.

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