Turken rooster is dying please help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Turken123, Dec 16, 2011.

  1. Turken123

    Turken123 New Egg

    Dec 16, 2011
    Our turken rooster is just about a year old and this morning when I went out to the coop his eyes were closed and he wasn't responding very well but he was still breathing he has bloody poop. I beleive it's cocci but i'm not sure. So I put him and the rest of my flock on sulmet and I'm putting him in a big dog crate in the basement and I am putting the sulmet in a syringe and feeding it to him. Is there anything else I can do? He part rhode island red part turken and part barred rock. Please help. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 16, 2011
  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    You have done all you can do. The rest is up to him.

    Sorry for this situation. Hopefully you caught it in time. Good luck.
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    I agree with CMV. Continue syringe feeding him the sulmet treated water at least 4-5 times a day. He's got to get enough of the medicated water in him to be effective. Good luck.

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