**PLEASE HELP** terribly sick rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicklover1432, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. chicklover1432

    chicklover1432 New Egg

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    I have a rooster about 6 months old and he can't breathe through his nose (makes a strange sound like his trachea is covered in mucus) He's getting weaker everyday and has bloody feces. I'm terrified about how bad his condition is and how much longer he'll live, I need help finding what disease he has and if there's a cure for it.
     
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    I hope your rooster feels better soon! Please post in Emergencies/Diseases/Injuries and Cures section of the forum! I hope your rooster is cured!
     
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  3. chicklover1432

    chicklover1432 New Egg

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    How do you do that from a phone?
     
  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    He sounds very ill, and I'm not sure you can help him that much at this point. He may have coccidiosis on top of a respiratory disease. Many times two or more diseases will run together due to weakened immunity from the coccidiosis. I would start him on Tylan 50 injections 1 cc/ml into his breast muscle daily for 3-5 days. Also start Corid (amprollium) powder 1 tsp or liquid 2 tsp per gallon of water for 5 days. Even with these medications it may be late. If his respiratory disease is a virus, the Tylan will not help, but it might fight a secondary infection.
     
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  5. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Be sure and smell his face for a bad odor that might mean coryza? Here is a list of common diseases with symptoms. Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG or CRD,) coryza, and infectious bronchitis are some common respiratory diseases to read about: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Have you gotten help for your rooster?
     

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