Can a rooster have a sore throat??

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by A1momof3, Sep 18, 2014.

  1. A1momof3

    A1momof3 Songster

    Feb 24, 2014
    Quitman, Texas
    This morning I was sitting out side listening to my roosters crowing and when it got time for my Silkie to crow he sounded bad. His crow didn't sound anything like normal and it sounded kind of painful to me. Has anyone else ever had this happen? What's wrong with my Cluck Norris! :(
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  2. chooks4life

    chooks4life Crowing

    Apr 8, 2013
    Yes, chickens can have sore throats too. Anything that has a throat can have something painful happen to it, of course. ;)

    But I'm guessing when you say 'sore throat' you're referring to something like strep infection or something viral? The answer to that is also yes, they can develop respiratory diseases which interfere with their throats.

    Best wishes.
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  3. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    My vet said that bacterial throat infections are quite common. Not saying that your rooster has one, just that it is common according to my vet.
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  4. LoveLuna22

    LoveLuna22 Hatching

    Jun 9, 2018
    My rooster Mang has the same problem....Is there anything I can make to help my roosters throat?
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  5. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General

    Welcome to BYC! If he has a bacterial infection you could try antibiotics. Can you take him to a vet?

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