Help!!!!! Rooster acting weird

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by kitten6566, Aug 1, 2012.

  1. kitten6566

    kitten6566 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster is acting very strange. he will just sit there with his one wing hanging to the side. hes way under weight and his legs aare very skinny. he wont move very much and when i pick him up he doesnt run or squirm. a few days ago he would run away from me. anybody know what this could be?[​IMG]
     
  2. froggiesheins

    froggiesheins Overrun With Chickens

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    MORE information please! There is a sticky on the beginning of this forum that you can follow...
    Also, how hot is it by you?
     
  3. kitten6566

    kitten6566 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this morning he was breathing weirdly. he couldnt breath unless he opened his beak and he wasnt moving very much. when he breathed he made a gurgling slash purring sound. what do u mean by how hot is it by me. how hot i thinnk his skin is? if that is it then hes cold
     
  4. kitten6566

    kitten6566 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he is a barred rock rooster. cockeral that is 4 months old. his one wing is hanging off to the side alittle. no other birds are acting like this. he was drinking and eating until this morning. poop = a little runny.housing is roosting. have not administered treatment. have no idea what it is that is going on.
     
  5. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    The gurgling /purring noise would most likely be respiratory. See if you can get Tylan somewhere, or some antibiotic for respiratory conditions.
     
  6. kitten6566

    kitten6566 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I dont think it is going to matter now. I had to leave the house and ive been gone for about 5 hours. Hes probably gone.
     

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