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Cockerel attacked by dog

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by KCAmelia, Apr 25, 2016.

  1. KCAmelia

    KCAmelia Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm sorry, but i don't know where else to ask this question! My dog got after my cockerel today. I heard the noise immediately and ran out to stop her. He has no visible injuries, but he is panting and holding his wings out. It is a mild day, 70 * F, so i don't think he is hot. i am afraid he is in pain from an internal injury. His breathing sounds raspy. Any hope? Any first aid i can offer him? He is sweet, and i don't want him to suffer, but i can't take him to a vet or anything.
     
  2. UniqueMeat

    UniqueMeat Out Of The Brooder

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    If you are unable to take him to the vet, your best bet is to monitor him, and maybe put him in a cage or something with food and water. He might just be stressed, and this happened to one of our hens once.
     

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