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Rooster losing it's balance

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mychik, Jul 4, 2008.

  1. mychik

    mychik Hatching

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    I have a rooster who started to lose it's balance this morning. He starts to walk and falls to its side or backwards. At times he can walk forwards for about 30 -35 feet without a problem. But when he stops down he goes.
    I am new with chickens hope someone can help.
    Thanks
     
  2. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    get him away from the rest of your chickens.....

    it could be mareks....

    is he eating?

    any other symptoms?

    is he famished?

    Was he hurt?
     
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Just something else to look for... any waxy or crusty discharge from his ears?
     

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