CONSTIPATED COCKEREL HELP!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sabina, Aug 22, 2014.

  1. Sabina

    Sabina Out Of The Brooder

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    My male chicken is very ill, he is tremendously weak and his body is flat on the floor , his head is resting on the floor, h looks like he has already passed away but i can see he is still breathing as his back is moving up and down. his face previously red is now blakcish and his beak keeps and closing. he lost all apatite has not eaten at all and has not drank anything. he has very bad diarrhea and rarely poos. i cant see him this week and so close to death as he is very big but so young
    what shall i do to save him
    please help me
    we rose him from a baby chicken and he was so happy his entire life just yesterday he was playing and now he sits by himself in the corner motionless doesnt move doesnt open his eyes. please help
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2014
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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  3. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Good luck healing your bird![​IMG]
     
  4. Sabina

    Sabina Out Of The Brooder

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    Last edited: Aug 22, 2014
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm sorry but, I think only a vet could save him if it isn't already too late to do so. I think he needs iv's for his dehydration and diarrhea . A vet could tell you if he had something that could be treated or if the kindest thing would be to put him down
     
  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    I'm sorry about your rooster; hope he recovers! [​IMG]
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - it sounds as if there may be several problems with your rooster culminating with a possible heart involvement.
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! So sorry about your rooster.
     

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