Hurt Rooster?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by catsew, Aug 24, 2011.

  1. catsew

    catsew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster seems to have injured his foot (leg?). This morning when I opened their door I noticed he was on the roost, first time that I've ever seen (he's 11 weeks).
    Anyway, I noticed he was kinda limping as he was walking down the ramp but thought maybe he was just being silly. But he's still limping as he's walking around. There's nothing on the top of his foot and I don't notice anything under it as he lifts it up. So could it be his leg? I'm just wondering if maybe he hurt it getting on/off the roost since its new to him.

    Is there anything I should do or be doing? Should I try to pick him up and see if I notice anything or just let him be for awhile?
    Thanks for any help.
     
  2. Mama duck 8

    Mama duck 8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That happened to one of my roosters when my dog got ahold of his legs, and what I did with him was just seperate him from anyother roosters (because if anyother rooster see's him hurt they will kill him). And after about a week he was back to normal. I hope this helps [​IMG]
     
  3. Mama duck 8

    Mama duck 8 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That happened to one of my roosters when my dog got ahold of his legs, and what I did with him was just seperate him from anyother roosters (because if anyother rooster see's him hurt they will kill him). And after about a week he was back to normal. I hope this helps [​IMG]
     
  4. catsew

    catsew Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. Its only him and his brother in the coop/run. They seemed to be getting along ok last I checked. He's the dominant one so hopefully they'll be ok.
     

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