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        08-14-2013, 09:32 PM
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    Foal
    turkey poults... runt?

    Hi guys.
    About 10 days ago we got turkey poults. They were all fine, until a few days ago one was looking smaller than the rest. His eye was also slightly puffy, probably from being pecked? And his feathers don't look great either. I've read to give them more protein but from were? Can you give then eggs or milk? That was online too lol :) right now he's separated and he's been drinking more!
    Any advice is appreciated!
    Thanks :)
         
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        08-14-2013, 11:04 PM
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    Trained
    He could be the bottom rung on the ladder. You can try to separate him so he gets the food and water he needs, but you will likely have to keep him separate until he is at least as big as the others because once you put him back with them, they'll pick on him all the more unless he is big enough to fight back.
         
        08-14-2013, 11:15 PM
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    Yearling
    Agree with Northern. I havent had turkeys, but Ibe hatched a lot of birds. SOMEONE is always low man...and birds can be vicious. Usually they don't die, but if the size difference gets big enough, or he starts looking too rough, separate him off, alone or with the next smallest.
         
        08-15-2013, 10:28 AM
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    Foal
    Ok. He is separated now and last night he was drinking which was good because I don't see him drink alot.
    Thanks :)
         
        08-15-2013, 11:18 AM
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    Green Broke
    You should post pictures... I love turkies... ._.
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