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3/4 of my chickens died, is the other safe to eat?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by emilyloesel, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. emilyloesel

    emilyloesel New Egg

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    Three of my four chickens mysteriously died about ten days ago. I had three roosters and one hen. All that remains is my large white roo. I have a feeling he may have killed the others. Alternatively, could they have died from eating the pumpkin I gave them?

    Either way, it's been about ten days, and I'd like to cull the remaining roo. He appears to be in good health and active. Would he be safe to eat?
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2014
  2. Nupe

    Nupe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It sounds OK to proceed but I wouldn't make my final decision until I got a look at his innards.
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2014
  3. emilyloesel

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    That's what I'm thinking. Any tips on what to really look for?
     

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