Turkey won't stand

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by SkyWarrior, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    My broad breasted white turkey who had been raised with the geese had been seriously injured by them. I don't know what they did, but I heard the squawk from him while I was in the chicken pen. I put him in with the ducks because they're weenies, but he's not really standing after a week. He eats, drinks and basically lolls around in the pen. He won't put much weight on one leg but when I check it out, it seems okay [​IMG], but obviously, it's not.

    He's about 20 weeks old. I'm thinking freezer camp if he doesn't improve. What do you think? [​IMG] I could send him to the butcher along with two roos. Will this be enough meat for Thanksgiving? He seems sizable.
     

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