Roosters comb and body turning purple. Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mayamay89, Feb 21, 2018.

  1. Mayamay89

    Mayamay89 In the Brooder

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    My rooster Bjorn comb has been turning purple, and now his head and body are purple-ish. His keep bone is really pronounced, but his crop is full. Could it be worms? No lice, no canker, no fowl pox, no bad breath, and warmish weather. He's really lethargic.I really need help, he's my favorite roo.
     
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  2. Mayamay89

    Mayamay89 In the Brooder

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    *keel bone
     
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  3. Molpet

    Molpet Free Ranging

    purple comb is usually a sign of heart failure or circulatory problem
     
  4. Mayamay89

    Mayamay89 In the Brooder

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    I think it may be impacted crop. I think it's too late for him, though. I've been eye dropping water and olive oil down his throat for hours now, and massaging. His comb is now black.
     
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  5. Mayamay89

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  6. Molpet

    Molpet Free Ranging

    poor baby , he is a beautiful bird :hugs
     
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  7. ButtonquailGirl14

    ButtonquailGirl14 Free Ranging

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    Awww! he is gorgeous!!!!!! i am praying!:hugs:hit:eek:
     
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  8. Mayamay89

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    We just performed surgery on him. Definitely crop impaction. He died right before we stitched him up. R.I.P. my beautiful Bjorn, son of Ragnar.
     
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  9. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

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    I am so sorry he was a beautiful bird
     
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  10. Mayamay89

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    Screenshot_2018-02-21-16-39-51.png Thank you. I still have his father and mother, so I might try again sometime this year. He had 4 siblings, but I've lost them all to various incidents.
    :hit:hit:he
     
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