Rooster with bloody throat

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by SparrowSong, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. SparrowSong

    SparrowSong Chirping

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    When we let the chickens out this morning, we noticed our rooster has a bloody throat. He is the only rooster with 4 hens. What on earth could have happened? I don't have any Blue Coat. Is there anything else I can put on him? Thanks!
     

  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

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    He'll likely heal on his own but some betadine or triple antibiotic after a saline flush can be helpful.

    I'm guessing some kind of predator attack.
     
  3. SparrowSong

    SparrowSong Chirping

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    Thank you. I'll do that tonight when I can pull him off the roost.
     

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