my Sarama roo is acting sick...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sarama joe, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. sarama joe

    sarama joe New Egg

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    I'm sure the temps are not helping (93 degrees), but he never behaves like this..he is panting, won't get up, poop on his tail feathers.....He was fine yesterday. I saw him drinking a little while ago.... his tail is pulsating also..I free range my chickens during the day...maybe he got into something?? Any help or advice is greatly apprieciated!! I don't want to lose him!! Checked him for mites and all looks ok......
     
  2. sarama joe

    sarama joe New Egg

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    [​IMG] Well sadly i just went to check on Joe and things look worse....wings spread..head rolling back...still panting......it has only been a few hours since his symptoms began...CAN ANYONE ADVISE?????
     
  3. sarama joe

    sarama joe New Egg

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    [​IMG][​IMG] JOE JUST TOOK HIS LAST BREATH......HE IS GONE...I can only hope whatever he had is not transferred to the rest of my flock....I wish i could have saved him.....
     
  4. Iheartchicks<3:)

    Iheartchicks<3:) Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 1, 2010
    Mount Vernon, WA
    i think it was the heat. he was probably extremely dehydrated. Get your birds some shade and ice cold water.
     

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