Sick Chick

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by henypenyD, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. henypenyD

    henypenyD New Egg

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    I'm new to NYC but have read many post here. I need some help please. I have a young rooster(rr) he is a sick fellow. This morning he was well but this evening he wouldn't stand and has white stuff coming from his vent. He has all his bum feathers Could he have vent gleet
     
  2. Compton Farm

    Compton Farm Just Hatched

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    Any other symptoms? What all did he have access to today?
     
  3. Compton Farm

    Compton Farm Just Hatched

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    I would definitely recommend isolation, plenty of fresh water. If possible, I would mix vitamins and electrolytes.
     
  4. henypenyD

    henypenyD New Egg

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    Only his food and water
     
  5. henypenyD

    henypenyD New Egg

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    I already had him isolated because I introduced new hens a couple of weeks ago and took him out of the coop so they could establish their pecking order
     
  6. henypenyD

    henypenyD New Egg

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    Thanks I will try vitamins and electrolytes All my flock has been healthy so far. Going on 10 months now so I'm just not sure what this could be.
     
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Put "vent gleet," in the searchbox - and compare his symptoms to that.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I hope your rooster is back to good health soon, the ER members should be able to help you out.

    Best of luck!
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hey there, and welcome to Backyard Chickens!!! I am so glad you decided to join our big, happy family! Please make yourself at home and enjoy yourself here! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

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