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Rooster problems

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickenjohn6910, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. chickenjohn6910

    chickenjohn6910 In the Brooder

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    I have a black bearded polish rooster and he was the lead of the flock definitely was the Alpha. He seemed fine one day now all he's doing is sleeping barely eating and he's really inactive
     
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    Eggcessive Free Ranging Premium Member 7 Years

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    Has he been wormed recently? How old is he? Is he eating and drinking, or is he having diarrhea? Any other symptoms? Coccidiosis can cause lethargy, puffing up, poor appetite, and diarrhea, sometimes with blood. Corid or amprollium treats that. I would at least worm him with Valbazen or SafeGuard liquid goat wormer. Check him for any signs of lice or mites.
     
  3. chickenjohn6910

    chickenjohn6910 In the Brooder

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    Yes he hasn't he's 6 months right now and he eats and drinks normally poop is equally fine no diarrhea no blood
     

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