My rooster is sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cheri2014, Jan 5, 2014.

  1. cheri2014

    cheri2014 New Egg

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    His cones under his head is swollen and he can't raise his head he does not feel good at all is there something I can do for him.
     
  2. bockbock3043

    bockbock3043 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Try giving him antibiotics dissolved in water, and does he eat?
     
  3. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive True BYC Addict

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    Welcome to BYC. This time of year is very bad for frostbite. Wattles can get into water bowls and then freeze when the cold air hits wet skin. Put some Nosporin ointment or vaseline on them and the comb to help prevent infection and further damage. Put waterers higher up, and make plenty of overhead ventilation high up to allow moisture from the coop to escape. Also keep the chickens out of the drafts.
     
  4. cheri2014

    cheri2014 New Egg

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    Ok I will try these things thank u very much.
     

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