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TURKEYS

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by PONDLICK, May 18, 2017.

  1. PONDLICK

    PONDLICK New Egg

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    I HAVE A BABY TURKEY THAT IS 4 DAYS OLD. IT CAN STAND AND WALK NOW BUT IF IT FALLS OVER IT CAN'T GET BACK UP, I HAVE TO HELP IT. HELP PLEASE!
     
  2. feedman77

    feedman77 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try putting him in a deep coffee cup. With some paper towel in the bottom.

    You will have to feed and water him. But a day or 2 in there will let him strengthen his legs and get better balance.
     
  3. jvls1942

    jvls1942 Overrun With Chickens

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    I had this happen once.
    I nestled the chick between a couple of padded blocks of wood in a shoe box
    inside the brooder. forcing it to remain in an upright position. after about a day, he gained his equilibriam and was fine after that.
    you can put food and water within easy reach for it, but don't be too concerned if he doesn't eat or drink for a day.

    btw feedman, I like the picture of the royal palm tom. I used to raise them..

     

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