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Rooster falling over

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by markleathers, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. markleathers

    markleathers New Egg

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    I have a silkie rooster very cool pet having trouble standing and falling over. He is crowing and eating but having trouble standing any suggestions
     
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    How old is he, and has he been drinking well, or could he be dehydrated? Was be vaccinated for Mareks disease? Is he losing his balance and using his wings to help balance himself? I would start him on some vitamins and electrolytes in his water right away--SaveAChick is a good brand, and there are others. Make sure he is drinking enough. Has he had any diarrhea?
     

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