4 year old Rhode Island White just died

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by boondockkid, May 3, 2017.

  1. boondockkid

    boondockkid Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 5, 2015
    Went out tonight to feed my chickens some scraps and saw one just laying in the run. It was clear she was dead before I made it over there. I checked to see if there were any injuries and there were none. Is 4 years old an age where they can just literally drop dead? The other five chickens seem to be doing and acting just fine.
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    They can die of heart failure. If you're very concerned about it you can do a necropsy

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