chicken died, now sisters not laying eggs

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by paulette p, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. paulette p

    paulette p Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 31, 2007
    One of my Orpington's died unexpectantly a few days ago...I suspect egg bound but, being a novice chicken parent, I'm not sure. Her two surviving sisters have completely stopped laying eggs for the past two days. Both are acting "normal" meaning tails aren't low, they are eating and drinking and pooping. Should I be worried?
  2. Lollipop

    Lollipop Chillin' With My Peeps

    Don`t worry, lots of things stress a chicken.
  3. flamingauburnmustang

    flamingauburnmustang Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2008
    South Africa
    Maybe they feel strange with the loss of a relative. [​IMG]

    I'm sorry for your loss...

    Do you maybe know what caused her death?

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