Why does my day old turkey keep chirping?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Sylvie72, Apr 22, 2009.

  1. Sylvie72

    Sylvie72 In the Brooder

    I just got my two day old turkeys this morning and they have food, water, temp to 95F like they specify, one turkey sleeping, and quiet the other is like freeking out, wanting to get out what it looks like and chirping very loudly. I hung a feather duster in the brooder for them but still not helping. Perhaps he is just too young yet? Hope someone can suggest something....
    thank you.
  2. RendonRoo

    RendonRoo Songster

    Feb 7, 2009
    ft. worth
    I don't have turkeys but i would think if it has food and water, access to warmth, and not getting too hot I would check for pasty butt. Beyond that i would think it's just not settled in yet. Good Luck
  3. me&thegals

    me&thegals Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    I agree. The only time my chicks do that urgent chirping is if they are constipated or have pasty butt, which 2 do right now. Time to check out causes for constipation!
  4. Umbral_Necropolitan

    Umbral_Necropolitan In the Brooder

    Feb 28, 2009
    Bakersfield, California
    I had that problem with my chicken until I put a teddy bear in with her, does your turkey make a fuss when you are with it?
  5. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Songster

    Mar 20, 2008
    I have turkeys in a brooder and they carry on all day long. Like yours, their temp is fine, they have food and water, and enough room, but they are noisy.
    I think it's just a turkey thing.
  6. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Songster

    Jul 9, 2008
    Mine CHiRP just to be CHiRPIN!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] They can get loud!!! Enjoy!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. Sylvie72

    Sylvie72 In the Brooder

    No pasty butts, I guess like you say they are just not settled in yet, they have gotten better since this morning though... thank you all for your responses, will try teddy bear in brooder also

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