post #1 of 2
9/27/15 at 10:48pm
Please help! I got new roosters 2 weeks ago. One of them is ill now. He is walking around and then, all of a sudden just doses off. I saw it this morning. We caught him and he has this ruffling sound when he breathes and it seems like he has a bit of a fever. He still eats very good. One of our neighbours' chickens started to die last week. What could it be? I'm afraid it might be bird flu... i don't want to lose my whole little flock. What should i do?
post #2 of 2
9/29/15 at 12:01pm
In small flocks bird flu is usually uncommon. It might be a respiratory infection. Open his mouth and look inside. Does it have a kind of cheesy substance lining the back of the throat? Does he have drainage from his eyes/mouth?