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Date:10/20/2014 7:21:43 PM
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Rooster Question
Hi again! Finally got logged back in to this. I have a question that hopefully you can help with!

We are in Michigan so it's usually up in the air whether the weather is nice or not.....and we did open our coop up a few times when the snow was here, but usually our chickens don't go out in it...or if they do they just stay near the coop. Anyways, it's been nicer here lately (in the 40's with no snow), so we've been opening the coop and letting them free range (they free range all spring, summer and fall, usually every day). I've noticed that my rooster keeps falling over on his side.....and the back of his legs are very red (like dry skin almost). And, when we picked him up (they are pretty nice chickens) to see if maybe something was stuck on his foot, there didn't seem to be anything, but one foot/leg did seem much stronger than the other. We thought maybe he slipped on ice or snow when they were out previously, because the other 3 chickens are not doing the same thing......any suggestions?

Thanks for your help! Glad to be back on :)
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