*UPDATE ,CAUSE FOUND TO DEATH* URGENT bantam rooster ,

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by yates-chicks, Mar 18, 2008.

  1. yates-chicks

    yates-chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Wanted to let everyone know ,, we found the cause of the death of my roo,, mistletoe we found it in the nest when i went to clean up the mess that he made before he died ,,,, they trees in our yard and eveyone elses around here are full of it and we have had some high wind , limbs and stuff falling out , i guess it feel in the run and he got it and took it in to the nest with him



    went to feed the chickens this morning found one of my bantam roosters in the nest box ,
    he was not moving , his head thrown over his back
    when my husband picked him up ,, he cant hold his head up
    he is still breathing and he will open his eyes
    but he cant move
    where he was sittin in the nest , is soaking wet , and poop everywhere
    he was fine yesterday
    and i dont know what to do
    should i put him out of his misery or what
    all the other chickens are fine
    thank you for your help micki

    well he done passed away sad ,, but if you have any idea's what caused this please help
    btw he is a 1 yr old blue red bantam rooster
    gone to bury him sad


    THANKS FOR YA'LL RESPONSE

    yes there is other roosters in the pen ,, they have grew up together. and they have always been happy
    um as far as why his nest was wet ,, there was no leaks or anything and we havent had any rain
    my mother (75yrs old) said that the roo's was probaly fighting over a hen
    anyway
    it just makes me sad this is my first chicken lose
    but thank you to everyone for answering me
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2008
  2. yates-chicks

    yates-chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    well he done passed away [​IMG] ,, but if you have any idea's what caused this please help
    btw he is a 1 yr old blue red bantam rooster
    gone to bury him [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Mar 18, 2008
  3. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 28, 2007
    SW Ont, Canada
    Does he have any visible injuries? Do you have other roosters? If so, It's possible another roo attacked him
     
  4. CUDA

    CUDA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Was he showing symptoms before this happened?
     
  5. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * What could have happened to get his box all wet?? Could he have set under a leak all night?? Did you have rain? Poor little roo-boy!! I'm sorry this happened. Hypothermia maybe?
     
  6. eggchicken master

    eggchicken master Out Of The Brooder

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    dont give up. do your best to keep him warm dry him off and look for punctures in the fleash. if he is bleeding there is not much you can do.
     
  7. Farmer Kitty

    Farmer Kitty Flock Mistress

    Sep 18, 2007
    Wisconsin
    Quote:I was thinking the same.
     

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