rooster is sick with somthing please help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by pefferlawchicken, Sep 19, 2009.

  1. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i posted a topic in manging your flock but they said to try here so. my 22-25 ish week old rooster is sick with somthing , he sneezs and he has a weezy cough what should i do?
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    First you separate him from the rest of the flock.

    Give him some TLC... make certain he is drinking and eating... and getting good vitamins to boost his immune system. (aviacharge is one)

    He could have a cold or some type of flu or even a bacterial infection secondary to the aforementioned.

    I always shot gun it. Start out with some antibiotics and see if he improves in two to three days... if he doesn't improve, it tells you it probably didn't have a bacterial component.

    I've used Vet RX after that point and have had good results also... but read the instructions and follow them.

    Good luck and may God bless.
     
  3. pefferlawchicken

    pefferlawchicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    the vet rx looks good im going to search around to try and get some, ive noticed that also he has some runny poops , to me just looks like he has a gold or flu so i hope he gets better but if anyone else has and other remedys please tell me
     

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