Gurgling rooster...help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by zanelee, Jul 10, 2010.

  1. zanelee

    zanelee Chillin' With My Peeps

    We have our lone rooster left, and the past couple of days, he's been tilting his head back like he's rubbing his cone back and forth on his shoulders. Then just now, I went out to see him and he's open mouth breathing and you can hear him gurgling.
    About once a minute he'll flap his wings out and shake his head.
    Eating fine, and walking around. His poo does seem a bit more liquidy than normal.
    We keep a fan on as in the pen during the day, it's shaded, but still pretty hot. (we're in texas) and he is a meat chicken. Huge boy.
    Any ideas?
    Thanks so much!
    Jennifer
     
  2. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

    Jul 11, 2008
    Winter Haven, FL
    have you looked for gape worm? sounds like that would be my first guess.............search it on here
     
  3. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. RedfogsFlock

    RedfogsFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Keep us informed! Would like to know how he does
     

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