Young Rooster Lethargic, Eats Little, Watery Poop.. Help Needed

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mattole, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. Mattole

    Mattole In the Brooder

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    Hello Everyone,

    I have a six month old rooster who over the course of three days became lethargic. He eats very little, and his poop has yellow-tan liquid with a little white slime and a few green flecks from his food. He has lost a lot of weight. His comb is still red and his feathers are lustrous.

    Today I started feeding him a softer food which I feed my cats and dog, which is made up of raw ground beef with liquified vegetables and beef organ meats, brewers yeast, kelp powder, and a little multivitamin mix. Just started feeding him this today and after every time he eats he perks up, stands up and starts walking around a little. I have him inside the house now in a large cardboard box.

    Any ideas what can be ailing my rooster friend? The rest of the flock seems fine.

    Many thanks.
     
  2. Mattole

    Mattole In the Brooder

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    No rooster experts out there with a word of advice?
     
  3. Beekercat

    Beekercat Chirping

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    I don't know what you can do for him but maybe someone else does with a bump.
     
  4. Mattole

    Mattole In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately he died last night.

    Just before dying he some of the tannish colored liquid coming out of his mouth. I have no idea what he may have gotten into or what got into him. Fortunately the rest of the flock is fine.
     
  5. Beekercat

    Beekercat Chirping

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    Oh no, I'm sorry to hear that. [​IMG]
     

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