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very fat turkey

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by kimehag, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. kimehag

    kimehag Out Of The Brooder

    hi there i have 3 turkeys an they eat with the chickens an eat chicken pellets an i have just been to my animal shelter an gave a turkey a new home..it is very over weight with swollen ankles is it because they have fattened it up for xmas,what do you think it has been fed ,my turkeys are pets so they are fine....oh it escaped just before xmas thats why it was in care lucky chap eh...
     
  2. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

    could just be broad breasted variety and prone to such issues. Any pictures available?

    RobertH
     
  3. kimehag

    kimehag Out Of The Brooder

    thanks after looking through all the sites I've just relized that
     

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