Rooster acting weird...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheZMom, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. TheZMom

    TheZMom Chirping

    Sep 13, 2012
    My rooster is acting "slow"...

    Hes kind of dragging his wings slightly and not actin active as normal. I dont know what it could be... he did this a few months ago too but I fed him a lot and watched him and he got better after some water and food... I try to make sure the chickens have clean/fresh water daily and feed them scraps and chicken food... and the hens NEVER act like this but the rooster seems sensitive to something?

    He was really dirty after the rain weve been having too, which I thought he would be okay? But he stayed dirty so I just tried to gently was a lot of it off, and dry him. Hes sitting in my bathroom until hes dry as I cant put him back outside its too cold... but I dont know what to do?

    I guess I will do a full clean up of the coop, but theres nothign wrong with my hens, just this one rooster...

    ALso another thing his comb is kind of droopy...

    Any ideas would be helpful. Thanks.

  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Inspect him for lice/mites. Probably needs to be wormed.

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