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My sick Antwerp roo Plz help Thanks

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Cackling Hen, Oct 22, 2010.

  1. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    1) What type of bird , age and weight. Antwerp Bantam Maybe 2 lbs... 1 year 4 months
    2) What is the behavior, exactly. Mass feather loss Molt? Quiet No crowing for 2 weeks Wont roost Juat not his fiesty self
    3) How long has the bird been exhibiting symptom 2 weeks
    4) Are other birds exhibiting the same symptoms? No
    5) Is there any bleeding, injury, broken bones or other sign of trauma. Nope
    6) What happened, if anything that you know of, that may have caused the situation. I found lice on him I thought he was molting maybe he is and also has lice
    7) What has the bird been eating and drinking, if at all. Been eating great But when he drinks it comes out his mouth like a faucet [​IMG]
    8) How does the poop look? Normal? Bloody? Runny? etc. Fine
    9) What has been the treatment you have administered so far? Dusted him inside with me Scrambled eggs tuna Gatorade
    10 ) What is your intent as far as treatment? For example, do you want to treat completely yourself, or do you need help in stabilizing the bird til you can get to a vet?: Like to treat myself
    11) If you have a picture of the wound or condition, please post it. It may help.
    12) Describe the housing/bedding in use: In Coop with big run Shavings for coop 14 hens One other Roo
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2010
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Is your roo able to lift his head to a crowing position? I'm asking because maybe he can't lift his head properly to swallow water and that's why it runs out of his mouth. Maybe he is having a throat problem - hoarseness??? etc. Have you treated him for lice???
     
  3. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    Yes he can lift his head I have treated him for lice as of tonight I see NONE [​IMG] I just dont understand why is acting so tired and weak i also treated the whole flock
     
    Last edited: Oct 22, 2010
  4. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    thanks drumstick diva for replying
     
  5. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    Plz anyone have any thoughts
     
  6. Cackling Hen

    Cackling Hen Just Scratching Around

    Apr 21, 2009
    Port Angeles Wa
    ugggh anyone he isnt any better
     

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