Poorly Cockerel

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by crazyeecraig, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. crazyeecraig

    crazyeecraig New Egg

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    Good Morning All.


    I have a cockerel " this years model" that's not crowing and not his normal self. He seems to have a chesty gargling noise, not eating as much,still drinking and occasional keeping the girls happy from time to time. His crown seems to be getting white specs on it in stead of the deep red colour ! I've rubbed his crop can't feel anything. Tiped him upside down and massaged it and a white liquid came out ! Not much but a few drops.

    Love to hear anything that will help him.



    Oppps I for got to mention the whole squad.

    2 x Light Sussex one of each

    Recently introduced " last week " 2 x Skyline and 2 x Blue Wyandotte all hens.


    Many Thanks

    Craig
    aka Crazyeecraig
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2013
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. Fancychooklady

    Fancychooklady Chicken Obsessed

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    It sounds like you are dealing with upper respitory disease. You need to isolate the sick roo, and start administering antibiotics. Please don't turn him upside down , you may cause him more discomfort .
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

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  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on Sumi's advice, good luck to you.
     
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  7. CedarAcres

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    Hello & Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] I hope you figure out what's wrong with your roo and he feels better soon. Good luck!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Good luck with your cockerel.
     

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