Any guesses on what killed my beautiful Aracauna?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tigerfurie, Oct 22, 2014.

  1. tigerfurie

    tigerfurie Out Of The Brooder

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    Our 2 1/2 year old hen became listless a few days ago and started "throwing up" reddish goop. She wouldn't get up. My kids placed her in the coop and when we came back 2 hours later, she was dead. It was all so sudden. She seemed totally fine the day before. Any idea what killed her? There were lots of mushrooms in my yard, and one of them appeared to be torn into pieces. We thought maybe the mushroom was poisonous. We have 8 other hens and they are all fine.
     
  2. Mei&Popcorn

    Mei&Popcorn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Maybe an internal injury? Most likely, though, the mushrooms were poisonous. You should remove them so the other hens can't get to them.
     
  3. phalenbeck

    phalenbeck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes they just die. Only 1 of my first 7 is still alive, about 1/2 injury and 1/2 mystery
     
  4. tigerfurie

    tigerfurie Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. I will remove any more mushrooms. I am guessing that is what killed her.
     

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