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Sick cockerel, not crowing, diahhrea and limp

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by steph5486, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. steph5486

    steph5486 Hatching

    Sep 19, 2015
    Please help.

    My 10 month old Batam Polish cockerel has not crowed for almost a week and has been quite lethargic. 3 days ago I noticed that he had diahhrea and that he is pulling feathers out from around his vent. Assuming g this was vent fleet I have bathed him daily and applied an anti fungal cream and given him yogurt. He seems to be drinking and eating ok. Last night he went to bed as normal and this morning I found him still laying in the nest box which is unusual for him, he is usually first out. When I picked him out he is now walking with a limp. His foot is warm the same as the other. I just don't understand it seems to have come from nowhere.

    Any help or advice would be much appreciated

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