Sick Rooster- Help!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alcornchicks, Oct 14, 2016.

  1. alcornchicks

    alcornchicks New Egg

    6
    0
    7
    Jul 13, 2013
    My rooster has been very sick for over a week now. He has trouble standing, very unsteady, hasn't crowed in quite a while, has green diarrhea, tucked tail, pale comb and wattles. It's terrible! I have been giving him sulfatrim antibiotics two times per day since Sunday and have seen no progress. He's isolated and has access to plenty of water and food. Any ideas? I want to keep trying but also don't want him to keep suffering if it is the end.

    Could this be worms? I hatched him myself but added hens from a commercial place to the flock, that's when the trouble started. He went through a sick spell back in August but was able to bounce back. It did not get as bad as it is now. None of the new hens are sick but I'm afraid they carried something.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Trish1974

    Trish1974 Chillin' With My Peeps

    429
    201
    136
    Mar 16, 2016
    North Central IN

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by