rooster with a sore throat?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sophie Mae, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Sophie Mae

    Sophie Mae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning I woke to a totally different sound, my rooster is cockle doodle doing with a horse voice? Can they catch colds? He looks fine, eating and drinking. No runny nose or anything that I can tell. What else should I check for?
     
  2. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My rooster did that for a week once, but I dont know what caused it????
    I would like to know too though???????
     
  3. Tgifriday

    Tgifriday New Egg

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    Same thing happened here... Very interested if this is a problem...
     
  4. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Occasionally a rooster can crow himself hoarse, especially if you have more than one. But Id check for gapeworm just in case. Take a q tip and carefully Swab his throat. If you see little specks of blood, treat for gapeworm. Don't be alarmed, it could be nothing, but better safe than sorry. Good luck!
     
  5. dima guy

    dima guy Out Of The Brooder

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    My rooster started with sour throat after few days he had white spots on his comb ...i took him to the vet she said it is virus infection ...she gave me malti vitamin and antiboitic to desolve in the folck drinking water ....that was three days ago and the rooster starts showing improvment
     

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