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Unable to Roost....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mssadie608, May 12, 2011.

  1. mssadie608

    mssadie608 Hatching

    May 12, 2011
    I have a rooster that has an injured foot, and is unable to get up off the ground to roost. What is the best thing to do for him?? I went to the barn earlier and all three of the others were roosted and he was standing in the corner [​IMG] Thanks in advance for your help!!!

  2. Miyashi

    Miyashi Songster

    Apr 20, 2011
    Gaylord, MI
    My Roo can no longer roost due to frostbite and missing toes...he can still move around fine. He sleeps in a nesting box now.
    Is your roost flat or is it round like a tree branch?
    Roo boy has an easier time on flat surfaces due to the missing toes.
    I don't know exactly what your birds injury is...but maybe a flat roost or a nesting box would make him happy?
    Hope this helps and if it doesn't I hope someone else has some ideas!

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