sFred the rooster is sick

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by winningham, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. winningham

    winningham New Egg

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    This morning I noticed when my rooster tried to crow and he sounded horrible! My husband and I moved him away from the flock and started giving him mediated food. He has a clear discharge coming from his nose and it does smell. We are new with chickens and no clue what to do [​IMG]( we love Fred like a family member any help would be great!!
     
  2. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So anyway, go down to the farm supply and get some. Ask for someone knowledgeable if they have one (on chickens). Alot of folks recommend Tylan here but don't take anyone's word for it, read the label!
     
  4. winningham

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    Thanks so much!! I started him on antibiotics... I am really heart broken about what we might have to do. I never thought I would ever get attached to chickens [​IMG]
     
  5. lieselanne

    lieselanne Out Of The Brooder

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    I had some sick birds last week and thought it might be Coryza. This website and its charts were very helpful. Might help you now and in the future, too.

    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     

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