chicks dying in one day - help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by abank, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. abank

    abank Hatching

    Jul 2, 2012
    Our third adult bird died this morning. They present with swollen yes, lethargy and tail down. We thought it was sour crop. Separated them from the flock, Tried to massage the crop, the birds open their mouths like they want to throw up, they are thirsty and have bad breath. I am taking the dead birds to the agricultural center tomorrow for an autopsy, but would welcome any advice. I attached a photo of the bird that just died a few minutes ago. She showed symptoms just this morning! Thank you fellow chicken farmers.[​IMG]


  2. Bnreimer

    Bnreimer In the Brooder

    Nov 9, 2012
    Abbotsford BC
    That looks exactly like my chicks who has merecks? Do you have a place that will autopsy them?

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