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Dead Rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by RedneckRebel, Jan 15, 2014.

  1. RedneckRebel

    RedneckRebel Out Of The Brooder

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    I had Breda roo that died all of sudden last week. 2 days before that he'd stay to him self and look like he was cold. No external injuries except the ones on his feet I had when I first got him. His feet had a small infection in them. Any ideas of how he died?
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How old was he, and how long did you have him? I'm sure you know how grown chickens can get coccidiosis from new chickens, or new places. Did he have any mites, lice, or worms? Last week here in the Ohio Valley was downright brutally cold. He could have had mycoplasma in his bones (MS)--sometimes that just looks like bumblefoot or a limp.
     

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