1. Come check out hundreds of awesome coop pages (and a few that need suggestions) in our 2018 Coop Rating Project!

help, need info fast!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by flea, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. flea

    flea Chirping

    I got this bantam rooster last week & Terri days ago I let him outside to run around & outta no where my ten pound Rhode Island Red rooster came out of no where & pounced on him. The bantam has a left broken leg. What can I do!?
     

  2. Folly's place

    Folly's place Free Ranging

    11,202
    7,767
    616
    Sep 13, 2011
    southern Michigan
    Get the leg splinted or fixed if possible, or kill him. Mary
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member

    34,122
    9,481
    701
    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
  4. flea

    flea Chirping

    Thanks for responding, he is in the woodshed by him self in a cage. The link was very helpful, thanks!! One more question, is there anything I can give him for pain?
     
  5. ten chicks

    ten chicks Songster

    3,290
    296
    208
    May 9, 2013
    MB,Canada
    For pain you can give a baby aspirin 81mg or a reg 325mg aspirin,dose is 25mg per lb of body weight,crush a place in water(my preference)or sprinkle over feed.
     
    1 person likes this.
  6. flea

    flea Chirping

    Thank you! I'll pick some up tomorrow.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by