puck is lethargec and sneezing.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Blueicebird, Aug 20, 2011.

  1. Blueicebird

    Blueicebird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2011
    Watkins Glen
    It may be from him standing out in the rain, but puck-my rooster- seems to be very drained. He isn't crowing and he sneezes and wheezes. He seems to be eating and drinking ok, but he now lays around most of the day. Can chickens get colds? how can I help him? (Probably no chicken soup) and can my girls catch it?
    His comb and color seem to be fine, no change in that either.
  2. chicks4kids

    chicks4kids Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 22, 2009
    Northern Indiana
    Yes, they can catch a cold, and it sounds like he has a touch of one. Try giving him some vitamins/electrolytes in his waterfor a few days along with some scrambled egg (protein)and see if he improves. If not, then you may need to treat him with some Duramycin (anitibiotic). The rain may have been just enough to give him that cold.

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