minniechickmama, keeping my fingers crossed on those eggs!
althalia, after hearing about the rooster having breathing issues after hopping off a hen, and after eating, I'm thinking it is not gapeworm, or anything like that - but probably related to heart or age? I would save the money on the swab. If it was gapeworm, I don't think it would be intermittent.
I would keep them in quarantine as you would normally, and then not worry. If it is heart or age, nothing you can do. Minnies advice on the feed makes sense to me too!
what a gorgeous day! Sue and I went to st croix state park and hiked with her dogs. St Croix river ice was breaking up, saw eagles and ravens, found some owl droppings, I forget what you call those bundles of fur and bones that they pass.....think I even got a little sunburn!