Rooster shaking head?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by WiseOwl5, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. WiseOwl5

    WiseOwl5 Out Of The Brooder

    We have a buff Orpington rooster that has been doing something weird. He will be acting normal and all of a sudden he shakes his head and then continues what he was doing. Is this normal? Our other roosters don't do this. He has been doing this for a few months. Does he have a brain injury? What could be wrong with him if this isn't normal?
     
  2. I had a Roster that did that often as well, he was fine. I hope for the best!
     
  3. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Any sign of mites/Lice.
     
  4. WiseOwl5

    WiseOwl5 Out Of The Brooder

    I don't know, how do you tell?
     
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  5. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check vent feather and under the wings.
     
  6. WiseOwl5

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    He doesn't have lice. What else could it be?
     
  7. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possibly a ear infection when did he start doing this?
     
  8. WiseOwl5

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    I don't know, maybe 1 or 2 months. We never thought much of it.
     
  9. WiseOwl5

    WiseOwl5 Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks for your help and for giving me the link to that post. I will check some of that tomorrow.
     

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