Help a poorly cockeral

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by paulmorbey, May 1, 2017.

  1. paulmorbey

    paulmorbey New Egg

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    We have a poorly cockeral, our pet dog got into the coop 2 weeks ago and killed 7 chickens. We have another 7 still and they are eating ok. Our cockeral is now in our chicken hospital because he is not eating. He is drinking and being seringed fed yogurt, cat food liquified for 4 days now at 50 mils 6 times aday however he is still not eating. Please help as we are at our wits end.
     
  2. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under paulmorbey [​IMG] Welcome!

    I am sorry to hear of your losses [​IMG] and hope that the folks on the ER Forum are able to help you out with your boy [​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Was your cockerel injured by your dog? Maybe he has some internal damage. Have you tried bribing him with special things like mashed hard boiled egg yolk, or maybe some warm cooked oatmeal? I hope the ER folks can help him.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. Fingers crossed that the ER folks can help.


    Good luck
    CT
     
  6. paulmorbey

    paulmorbey New Egg

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    Thank you for all your support, his tail feathers and a little nibble at the back,however he was fine and dandy after a few days then just started going downhill. He is still going at the moment.
     

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