Rooster acting strange

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by DucknChicken, Dec 25, 2016.

  1. DucknChicken

    DucknChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Hi,

    My Light Sussex Rooster (Whitey) has been standing around with his tail feathers drooped and occasionally flicking his head for the last 2 days. We have had very hot weather so I thought maybe he wasn't coping with the heat…..any suggestions on what you think could be the problem?

    thanks
    Deb
     
  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check for mites under the wings and vent.I wouldn't be surprised if he is starting Wry Neck.They need more vitamins in the hot so he could of got a vitamin deficiency.
     
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    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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