What's wrong with my rooster

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by littleridgefarmer, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. littleridgefarmer

    littleridgefarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    We have a Rhode Island Red rooster who is typically very active and crows whenever the moment hits him...but today my husband noticed he is acting differently. He typically does not let you pet him but will let you get close to him. Today, he is just sitting on the ground and lets you pet him, pick him up, etc. He is also wabbly when standing or walking. Anyone have any ideas on what may be wrong. I see no dischard from his nostrils and he is not coughing or anything like that. We love Luke and hate to see him sick.
     
  2. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    Was he vaccinated for Mareks?
     
  3. littleridgefarmer

    littleridgefarmer Out Of The Brooder

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    No he has not been - my husband and I are new to the raising chickens practices. Is this something that can be cured if he does have it?
     

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