Blue Sweedish Hen is dead

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by coachhaze60, Oct 20, 2008.

  1. coachhaze60

    coachhaze60 Out Of The Brooder

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    I was in my yard yesteday afternoon working and my wife found my blue swedish hen under the redbuds apparently napping. However when I walked over I found she was dead and appered to have died sometime earlier in the day. She had no apparent wounds from predators and her plumage was just perfect. She was perfectly fine the day before and had been swimming in the wading pools the night before. I am very baffled because she was a healthy young hen that had been successful in laying many eggs earlier in the year. She was paired with a Saxony male and both wandered together and talked together constantly. Anybody else experience this situation??
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  2. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sooo sorry to hear about your precious hen. [​IMG]

    Was the wading pool contaminated in some way? Does she seem like she was egg bound?

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    Last edited: Oct 20, 2008
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    I would love to see some pics of her when she was alive.

    Sorry about your loss. I don 't know that I've ever seen a Blue Sweedish.
     
  4. maria22000

    maria22000 Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry for your loss
    i had one die suddenly like that as well, no clue why
     
  5. lovemychix

    lovemychix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Exactly what happened to my beloved Lady Bird. She was fine one day and fell over in front of me and my daughter the next. OMG!! feel for u!!! [​IMG]
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    This was my Lady Bird two days before...perfectly healthy, \\
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