What's wrong with my turkey

Discussion in 'Turkeys' started by Bryce243, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. Bryce243

    Bryce243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's like wheezing then coughing [​IMG]
     
  2. KayHartZZ

    KayHartZZ Out Of The Brooder

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  3. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    It looks like the membrane at the front of her eye is also partially covering it. If so, looks like perhaps early stages of sinusitis.
     
  4. Bryce243

    Bryce243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh well if if dies it dies, natural selection at its finest
     
  5. retlaw

    retlaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Is it on medicated feed?
    If not maybe you want to try it.
    After all that is what it is made for.
     
  6. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    No, it's not.

    Medicated feed is dosed with Amprolium, which fights the effects of coccidiosis. If the bird has sinusitis, Tylan or another approved antibiotic will be necessary for a quick recovery and avoidance of secondary symptoms.
     
  7. retlaw

    retlaw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If it is sinusitis, could be something else.
    Tylan is not an antibiotic.

    When I had black head the vet came over and dosed the flock with Amprolium.
    He said it was a good idea because they could have had a little of coccidiosis that lead to further weaken immune systems that would allow other infection etc in.

    The bird could have pneumonia or a e-coli pneumonia.
     
  8. WalnutHill

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  9. Bryce243

    Bryce243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It died
     
  10. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm sorry. She looked like a nice hen.
     

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