what caused him to die

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Rebecca1, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. Rebecca1

    Rebecca1 Out Of The Brooder

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    so one of the turkeys passed away yesterday he was fine in the morning by the afternoon he couldn't stand and he was breathing heavy. Everytime he tried to get up he couldn't support his weight.
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I am sorry to hear about your Turkey. Turkeys can be prone to heart disease, heart attacks and such. So being that he was ok in the morning and be afternoon was breathing heavy and passed away, he probably had some heart condition.

    Again, I am so sorry. [​IMG]
     
  3. Rebecca1

    Rebecca1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I really hate loosing him he wasn't even fully feathered yet:(
     
  4. nobodyherebutuschickens

    nobodyherebutuschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I've heard of turkeys overeating, or even just growing too fast to support themselves for very long. Sorry for your loss!
     

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