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My first day on BYC! What pushed me to actually join was my poor Polish Rooster. He has recently been attacked by a dog, no blood or anything broken,but he's dizzy and seems weak. For the past 2 days I've been feeding him and helping him drink water. I have to actually dip his beak into the water and food for him to drink and eat. But I'm so happy that he's willing to eat! I could'nt stop smiling when he started to munch down on his corn! He seems to have regained some strength but still...
Not too long ago I came to my moms house. She had 12 chickens, I had 12; together we had 24 little fuzzy chicks running around the yard. Prior to moving here I had already lost two of my chicks to something. I went back to the feed store and bought two more of the same kind. They were now smaller than the other 10 and weren't exactly welcomed with open wings. I kept them separated for a time but eventually let them stay together. So moving to my moms house I brought all of my babies...
Day 4 Rooster Progress: David Bowie/Re-re/Buddy, my Polish rooster has been getting much strgoner! He's been standing up to eat and is walking around a lot better! Although his head does tilt and wobble and randomly drop down to the ground... He does seem more energetic :) He even pecked a hen for walking in front of him, well barely pecked her.He's chirping a lot more too now,doing his raptor screech and kind of cooing when I talk to him. Right now he's sitting on my computer chair's arm...
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