Sick Rooster. Please HELP

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by VickiC, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. VickiC

    VickiC Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 3, 2012
    My rooster is ill and I'm not sure what to do.
    Yesterday I noticed he wasn't with the hens as he usually is. I found him by himself in a secluded spot under some trees. He is looking really unwell. He is moving slowly, not eating, and seems to be having trouble breathing ( his chest is heaving ) . I took him to the vet a few weeks ago as he was stumbling when walking and losing balance. The vet checked him and couldn't find any obvious ailment, he gave him a shot of antibiotics. He improved but was still limping.
    His eyes are also not right. His right eye was completely closed when I let them all out of the coop this morning.
    I'm not sure how old he is as he was in residence when we purchased our property about 3 years ago.
    I hope someone can help me !!! He is a lovely boy and I hate seeing him suffer. Vicki.

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