Chicken Suddenly acted ill and died

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BrensChickens, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. BrensChickens

    BrensChickens New Egg

    Feb 7, 2013
    I'm new to chickens (owned less than a year) and about 5 months ago I had one of my 6 hens look sick one morning (sat on floor of house in the corner and looked drowsy)... she died shortly afterward. She had looked and acted fine the previous day. I kind of thought she may have gotten egg bound because one of the hens kept laying really wrinkled looking eggs and after she passed, I didn't have wrinkled eggs anymore. I didn't think much about it, but then this morning I found another chicken lying in the same corner acting the same way ... yesterday she was fine and she's very healthy looking in general. She was dead within minutes... now I'm just not sure what to think. Any suggestions? I don't think the two deaths are related since they are so far apart time wise... but I'm new to this...

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