In the Brooder
- Sep 13, 2019
Any recommendations for a therapy chair for a red ranger rescue rooster who is too big to support his weight? We didn't realize he was a meat chicken. Ty
Do you have photos of him?Any recommendations for a therapy chair for a red ranger rescue rooster who is too big to support his weight? We didn't realize he was a meat chicken. Ty
Thank you. He is only 4 months old.Do you have photos of him?
Are his legs deformed?
How old is he?
A sling may be helpful in giving him support. You would still need to monitor him in a sling, he could flip out or may not be agreeable.
Red Rangers are meat birds, but they are also bred to be a bit more "natural" and forage. Any breed can have leg issues. These birds were still not really meant to live a long time since they are mainly used for meat. His quality of life should be considered as well. I understand he is a "rescue" but he may or may not live a good while. His care will require your time/commitment to him - several times a day - he will need to be placed in/out of the sling, he can't just be put in a sling and left. He needs to be fed/watered, cleaned up as needed, kept in a safe place (inside?) so he is protected from weather, pests, predators and other chickens.
Can you post photos of him?Thank you. He is only 4 months old.