Dead rooster.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by JOSEYWALES, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. JOSEYWALES

    JOSEYWALES Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 50 chickens and don't you know the one that decides to die is my only rooster. Found him under the coop about 6 pm. It has been 100 deg. here today. I guess it was the heat no signs of a struggle. He was a Buff orp. Was just starting to grow on me too. Bummer!
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sorry for your loss. I wish you the best.
     
  3. JOSEYWALES

    JOSEYWALES Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks.
     
  4. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I am sorry for your loss. You are right, it was more than likely the heat that got to him [​IMG]
     
  5. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't think those Buffs do well in the heat.
     
  6. JOSEYWALES

    JOSEYWALES Out Of The Brooder

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    My red stars, ee's and br's all seem to be handling the heat ok. The five buffs I have left are really suffering, I put out some ice but they dont want anything to do with it. Supposed to be 100+ again today. I hope they make it.
     

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