Rooster breathing hard, runny nose

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by fuzziebutt, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. fuzziebutt

    fuzziebutt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2009
    Winfield
    Hey all. I have a barred rosecomb rooster that is breathing hard, and has a runny nose with white snot. He needs antibotics, but everything is closed for the weekend. Any home remedies that will help him? I hate to see him feel bad!
     
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    What are you thinking is wrong with him that he needs antibiotics for? Antibiotics are only good for bacteria related illnesses, not viral illnesses.

    Have you separated him from the rest of the flock?

    I would add one Tbsp. of apple cider vinegar with the mother in it (I use Bragg's) per gallon of water at this point.
     
  3. fuzziebutt

    fuzziebutt Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 9, 2009
    Winfield
    I am thinking that he has a cold, or CRD. This is what I would give the meds for. I always put ACV in all the waterers, so thanks anyhow! Is CRD viral?
     

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