Cockerel attacked by dog

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

  1. KCAmelia

    KCAmelia Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2015
    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

    Jul 15, 2015
    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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