Lame rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by wyle711, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. wyle711

    wyle711 New Egg

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    I had a black japanese bantam rooster that generally was so quick that the larger roosters couldnt get at him, but somehow he came up lame. I placed him in a cage and he seemed to decide that he no longer needed to walk. I could not find anything wrong with his leg. no discoloration, no swelling and he did not seem to be in any pain. he continued to eat and drink just fine right up until he died. what in the heck happened?
     
  2. katrinag

    katrinag Chillin' With My Peeps

    How old was he? Is anyone else acting funny?
     
  3. LAChick

    LAChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He could have received a blow to the head, or fallen, if he could not walk and still showed interest in eating and drinking?
     
  4. wyle711

    wyle711 New Egg

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    he is roughly nine mos old and no other birds have exhibited any signs. this ended roughly two weeks ago.
     

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