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Injured Rooster...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ChickenLove6, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. ChickenLove6

    ChickenLove6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello,
    Today sadly my 2 roosters had a fight. One of them (Stanley, the silkie) has a few minor cuts on his back, it isn't very serious.
    But i'm worried about him as he is in a lot of shock. He can hardly stand and hold his head up. He has his mouth wide open and is panting like mad. He keeps closing his eyes.
    Is there anything I can give him/ do to help him? Have any of you had experiences like this?
    PLEASE help! Thanks for reading!
     
  2. semo

    semo Out Of The Brooder

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    Definitely, give the poor thing a quiet and possibly shaded spot where it can be alone. Plently of water that it may choose to drink . Just make him feel safe. God Bless your rooster.
     
  3. ChickenLove6

    ChickenLove6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He is in my bedroom, snuggled up in a basket and a blanket. I decided to bring him inside as I didn't want him to get an infection or disease. I have tried to give him some food but he didn't want it, but he did have a good drink of water. Now I have turned off all the lights and he is sleeping next to a hot water bottle.
    Thank you!
     
  4. ReikiStar

    ReikiStar Chillin' With My Peeps

    He's just exhausted. I would put some electrolytes in his water and let him rest. Glad you got to him in time.
     

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