Turkey with crust on nostril

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by whatknott, Apr 17, 2009.

  1. whatknott

    whatknott Out Of The Brooder

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    any ideas? My 12 year old royal palm turkey has a yellowish crust on his one nostril; it's been there awhile now and doesn't seem to be affecting him, but i feel like I should probably try and soak it and pick it off! Except he's being really nasty right now, so that won't be an easy task. Does it mean that he may have an infection? or just a nasal discharge that has hardened? Never saw it before on him.
     
  2. monarc23

    monarc23 Coturnix Obsessed

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    I hope you are able to find out here soon from the turkey experts becauseI have no clue. If it was me i'd probably tackle him and take a closer look [​IMG]
     
  3. Steve_of_sandspoultry

    Steve_of_sandspoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Quote:They can have a nasal discharge - they get runny noses like we do. You do need to take a closer look and clean it off.

    Steve in NC
     

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