Help! Bantam roo seems ill!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by loveria, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. loveria

    loveria New Egg

    Sep 22, 2016
    Hi all! My name is Ria. It's my first time raising chickens. We have a bantam couple. Napoleon(rooster) and Josephine(hen). I believe they are almost a year old. Josephine is currently sitting on 8 teeny eggs and has been for almost 3 weeks. Hoping those babies hatch soon[​IMG]

    Poor napoleon though! He has just become very ill and I don't know what is wrong with him. Can someone help?
    He has been pulling his feathers out like crazy. His left breast has a bare red spot and his vent is also very red and raw. Yesterday he had runny pudding like poops. He has been hanging out a lot in the coop with the hen and isn't eating drinking like normal.
    They have been eating an organic feed I got from a local chicken store. Mixture of corn/wheat and other things. I also put lettuce and greens in there frequently and occasionally melon scraps.
    I've checked him over for lice and tonight I will check for mites. Josephine looks like her beautiful self.
    I'm so worried about him! Can someone offer advice?
    Love and clucks,

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