Turkeys hatched, but.....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kybyxbee, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. kybyxbee

    kybyxbee Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 15, 2012
    Near Owensboro Kentucky
    A farmer was cutting the field across from me and scared up a turkey off her nest, then brought me the eggs. After 10-12 days they hatched. They are sprayed legged and just scoot about. I have been told to feed them non medicated chick feed and read that they have to be taught to eat and drink. I am going to store to buy the old fashion type waterer since they will not be able to get the nipples working. I need any advice to keep these babies alive. I had turkeys when I was 7, and know nothing.

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by