so i dont have a disease or anything i just didnt know where to post this

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Animal-lover339, Aug 25, 2019.

  1. Animal-lover339

    Animal-lover339 Songster

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    so i have an english game rooster and my question is,is he molting cuz i dont know his tail looks spaced apart and his plumage is shiny and nice but his tail is looking strange so im asking is he 20190825_135124.jpg
     
  2. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    He might be molting but by how red the meat on his leg is I would venture to guess parasites like lice or mites.

    Suggested treatment is a permethrin based spray sold in the equine department at most places under many names and in ready to use or concentrated forms. The one I use...
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  3. Cyprus

    Cyprus Master of the 'never give up' attitude

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    Looks like mite damage. I recommend Permethrin spray
     
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  4. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Enabler

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    How old is he?
    He may be molting.

    Did he not have a battle trim when you got him for some reason I thought he did - do you have photos of him from earlier?
     
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  5. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Crossing the Road

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    He’s been trimmed thats why the red leg is showing.
     
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  6. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Free Ranging

    Should it not still be flesh colored instead of angry red??? :confused:

    Also, please tell me what is trimmed? TIA
     
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  7. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Crossing the Road

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    The op is in Puerto Rico. The bird was most likely trimmed for fighting purposes. Google Puerto Rican gamefowl and you’ll see plenty.
     
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  8. Animal-lover339

    Animal-lover339 Songster

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    oh oki thanks i honestly thought his legs are supposed to be like that s
    exactly my freind thats exactly right,trimming is cutting the leg and lower body and under the wing feathers so the bird can have more resistance and jot get too hot,his legs are red because of a tortourous process of leaving the rooster in a cage in full sun with alcohol on his legs but a special alcohol with medicinal plants
     
  9. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    Hi!
    No worries you can post someone will transfer it to the legit section.
    First of all may I know his age
    Seems like mini moult happen with my boys

    My boys moult first effect on tails but also their tails feather become so weak when they use to sit somewhere where there feather got stuck or crurve it hard

    But it's all normal nothing to worry
    Your rooster look fantastic:)
     
  10. Saaniya

    Saaniya Crowing

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    It's not a disease :D
     

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