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Ailing Rooster. Any suggestions on rehabilitating?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by John Keller, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. John Keller

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    Hi Folks,

    I am new to this forum and am hopeful someone can help. I have a 3-4 year old rooster who has taken on the antics of an "old man". He is slow to leave the coop in the morning, falls asleep during the day, sometimes even stumbling a bit. His diet is DuMOR pellets (staple) as well as whatever he and the hens find in the back yard. Other items include the occasional grapes, tomatoes, sunflower seeds, bird seed that gets kicked out of the feeder, and meal worms. We do not have our yard spayed with any chemicals.

    He still has an appetite and still gets around the yard but he is not his usual self. I am about to dose their water supply with Wazine as I have never wormed them. Hoping this will do the trick.

    Any thoughts?

    Thank you in advance!

    John
     
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  3. John Keller

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    Thanks, Flockwatcher. I appreciate the advice.
     

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