Turkeywith swollen neck!!! Any ideas what cause this?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sarah8774, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. sarah8774

    sarah8774 New Egg

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    Last night it was bigger has gone down any ideas what cause this to happen
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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  3. sarah8774

    sarah8774 New Egg

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    last night it was huge and hard this morning it went down we left and came home at lunch and its swelled back up again i am going to try to take another picture here in a minute
     
  4. sarah8774

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    I cant get the pic uploaded from my phone right now but after looking over the two pics i say its the same size still
     
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    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member Project Manager

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    Do you think it's full of food?

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  6. sarah8774

    sarah8774 New Egg

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    no i dont think its food its not mushy and i tried to feed him now and he wont eat. he wont even move his poor neck
     
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    sarah8774 New Egg

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    vet office opens up at 2 going to take a pic in with me and show it to him. if i need to take him in i will. hope they can give us medicine to help.I just really hope it dont repute. That worries me
     
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    I think you need to take him there ASAP. No vet I know of would give out medication based on pictures.

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  10. sarah8774

    sarah8774 New Egg

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    the vet we go to my husband is good friends with. so they pretty good at being able to tell us what needs to be done. its just when we went in to talk to one of them they were busy taking care of cattle they wouldn't of been able to see my poor turkey. But good news is we put him by himself and he is drinking and eating now. It sounds like one of my animals might have peck at him and that caused the swelling. he is in a bi cage with chickens and ducks. and the chickens do like to bully him. So we will be spliting up the pin now. Lucky they do all have there own coops to sleep in at night time.
     

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