Hurt rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Lady_Grey, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. Lady_Grey

    Lady_Grey Out Of The Brooder

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    My Brown Leghorn rooster received a pretty vicious hammering from my Araucana rooster yesterday, but although his wattles were badly bloodied (such that there were blood smears in the coop, on a hen's back, and all down his breast and neck) I didn't see any other wounds. But he looked stiff this morning and he's spent most of to-day perching on a roost looking miserable. Is he just feeling sore and unhappy, or is there a possibility of internal injury?
     
  2. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Chances are he is just sore. Yes, the wattles and combs really bleed a lot. I'm sure his pride is hurt too! Just make sure he is eating and drinking. Try giving him some scrambled eggs. For extra energy.
     

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