turkey

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by grama bailey, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. grama bailey

    grama bailey Out Of The Brooder

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    my female turkey just attacked one of the jumbo pekin ducks and pulled most of her feathers out of the top of her head, WHY? this is [email protected]
     
  2. Amiga

    Amiga Overrun with Runners Premium Member

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    From what I have seen with my ducks, things can get hormonal, and then there are no good reasons.

    I would get the duck to a safe place, make sure any other fowl are safe from the turkey, and get the duck into a lukewarm tub of water, no soap. Take a look, check for injuries, under wings, around vent. Check her eyes, make sure she's not bleeding.

    I would mist her heat with some saline solution or Vetericyn spray, and keep her in a safe clean quiet place with water and food overnight. She may be fine by morning.

    If you can upload a photo that would be great.
     

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