My rooster was found very lethargic and unresponsive on Wednesday. I picked him up (never let's me near him otherwise) and placed him in a warm section of our coop (relatively warm outside anyways) with food and water next to him. I checked on him at note (same story) then in the morning (drooled from beak). Later in the morning (Thurs) I check on his progression and he was dead. My flock is only 8 months old and it's my first. I can't shake the feeling I could have saved his life somehow even without a vet (can't afford one unfortunately) if he choked on something or he may have been too sick to help. Any clues as to what may have happened? My hens are happy and healthy as far as I can tell. How long should I wait before getting a new rooster that I can believe the flock is safe to add to again? Also, if he did choke, what could I have done to prevent a future death when I run into this again?