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Can someone please help us?! What could cause four hens death in one night?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by helpusout, May 31, 2016.

  1. helpusout

    helpusout New Egg

    May 31, 2016
    What could cause 4 chickens death in one night? Last night they were all alive and well when I closed the chicken coop door, this morning when I woke there were four dead. They were on their backs with eyes open. This is very alarming as there seem to be no change in their environment, feed and water. Can anyone help or have information that could put my mind to rest?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
  4. EggSighted4Life

    EggSighted4Life Overrun With Chickens

    That is very alarming and no doubt devastating! I am very sorry for your loss. Do you have any survivors?
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    When I first started on BYC, I had read several posts where chicken(s) were found on their backs, feet up - dead. Then people were calling it "Flip." I think it was like a heart attack or stroke.

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