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Oh no! Sorry for your loss! I wonder is she could have had some cancer like thing? I really don't know. It's possible that the infection was a lot worse than you thought. Can you do an autopsy on her?
Thank you. I thought about it, should I?? Can you give me some basic pointers on doing a necropsy?


It's really up to you. I personally would. I like knowing why my birds die, it helps me prevent it in the future. Below are a couple of links that might help:

http://naturalchickenkeeping.blogspot.com/2013/11/how-to-perform-necropsy-autopsy-on.html

http://vet.uga.edu/oldvpp/programs/afvet/attachments/how_to_necropsy_a_bird.pdf

A lot of people skin their birds before they cut them open, but you don't have to. below is a necropsy pic of a BSL hen of mine that died from an egg broken internally:

~ Celia, a third generation Homesteader raising Chickens, Turkeys, and Ducks on an Off grid Homestead in rural Tennessee.

 

Never give up. While we still live there is hope. With God all things are possible.

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~ Celia, a third generation Homesteader raising Chickens, Turkeys, and Ducks on an Off grid Homestead in rural Tennessee.

 

Never give up. While we still live there is hope. With God all things are possible.

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