I don't know everything, really, I don't...tell me the solution to your story
I had a mystery issue with my little Serama rooster. I thought maybe he had bugs...after a check, I saw none. Then with ongoing and strange behaviors that affected his head & balance, I thought ear mites. I treated...nope, not that either. I didn't think it was worms because he has always been strictly indoors & isolated from outside chickens & wild birds, but it could be possible, I guess.
This went on for months. I felt really had & would apologize to him telling him I wish I could stop whatever it was, but I just couldn't figure it out. It was very confusing & frustrating. I hoped it wasn't any type of epilepsy thing going on. The father rooster seemed to have an issue where he'd fall of his perch a few times every night.
I decided to give him a bit of cayenne powder (it deworms) & fine garlic powder (makes him taste bad to bugs, and both spices should do more for health anyway) in with his feed, like, shake it in a container & hope it coats & sticks to the feed. Then I put it his feed in his dish. I hoped I'd hit the problem with "both barrels." I had nothing to lose & neither did he, except on the off chance, his malady
I no longer see him shaking & moving odd. I no longer see him trying to do whatever (shake scratch) with his head. I no longer see him almost fall over from doing these things. He is crowing better & a bit more often because he feels good.
I still don't know what it was, but I know that when I have a true mystery, and it shows similar, I have a new combo ally, and I keep learning.
Do you have any stories of times when you were frustrated & just didn't know it all but through trial & error, found a solution? Can you share the situation & your successful solution/resolution?
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