What could it be?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cochunk, May 24, 2012.

  1. cochunk

    cochunk Chirping

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    Latley my rooster has been showing some odd signs, he will yawn, followed by making a small noise, shake his head and shivers.
    I looked into gapeworm, but he doesn't seem to have trouble breathing (gaping), wheezing, or have a runny nose, I did the Q tip test and found nothing so I'm out of ideas.
     
  2. Do you have a worming program so you are certain that it isn't gape worm? You could always get some droppings sampled at a poultry vet to see if there are eggs from some type of parasite.
     
  3. dawg53

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    Most likely he is adjusting his crop.
     
  4. cochunk

    cochunk Chirping

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    Hes been yawning and making that noise and scratching his head a lot more lately.
    we've been dusting him for lice and gave them worming medicine and that hasn't seemed to curb what he's doing.
     

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