Is my rooster sick?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Dubb, Dec 25, 2011.

  1. Dubb

    Dubb New Egg

    Jun 4, 2011
    My rooster's crow started getting weak and subdued and he has now stopped crowing entirely and I heard him sneeze this morning. What could be the problem and what should I do? He is in a pen with 11 hens.
    My rooster is a Rhode Island Red and is less than 1 year old. He has been crowing with a strong voice for several months now. This afternoon I heard him wheezing some which makes me think he is conjested. I'm not sure what to do with him, I don't want to loose him. I've had him since he was 2 or 3 weeks old.
    Last edited: Dec 25, 2011
  2. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

    Mar 25, 2010
    Eatonville, Washington
    I know when its cold here that my roosters(small ones) loose their crow until it warms up a bit. Also maybe its an age thing? Learning to crow maybe?? I wish I could help. Might want to seperate if he is sneezing. Antibotics too.

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