Bantam Flock Issue

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bantiboy226, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. bantiboy226

    bantiboy226 New Egg

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    A Few Weeks Ago, I found blood all over our run. I also saw blood on one of my roosters. And only a few days later, one of the roosters(not the one with blood on it) died. It was the dominant one who passed, and we believe the blood we found was caused by that rooster attacking the other. Now, tonight I went to close the coop for the night, and I notice that the rest of the chickens,( 1 rooster, and 2 hens) are exhibiting the same behavior that the one rooster did the night before he died. they are all about 4 years old. What I want to know is, should I be worried about disease, or is there nothing to worry about? Please Hurry With Your Responses
     
  2. BeccaB00

    BeccaB00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm leaning towards predators. Weasles, or minks are really sneaky.

    A friend of ours thought his rooster was killing all of his chickens,

    so he put him in a small cage by himself until he found a new home for him.

    But the next day the rooster who he thought was killing his chickens was also

    dead. He found out later it was a mink.
     

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