The rooster has been sick..

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by BarredBuff, May 13, 2010.

  1. BarredBuff

    BarredBuff Songster

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    My roo has been sick and he has been in the rabbit coop since May 9th. These are not very big so its sorta like a battery cage. He is being medicated with oxytet for some respiratory illness. Can I return him to the flock without harming the eggs? Can I also return him without him making the others sick?
     

  2. zatsdeb

    zatsdeb Songster

    Oct 2, 2007
    Lincoln, Illinois
    I don't know if I would risk infecting the rest of your flock, what kind of illness does he have? Sometimes with certian illnesses in birds even if they get better they can still be a carrier for the disease. Maybe someone knows more, I know just what I have read.
     

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