dead chicken

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by jmantoo1, May 2, 2007.

  1. jmantoo1

    jmantoo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i went to my chicken pen and found my hen dead she had guts coming out her rear about 2 feet i guess the other chicks pulled it i say signs of blood on the egg she layed today she layed a double yolk 2 days ago what caused this to make her guts fall out:(
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    Oops...must be more discerning when reading posts and eating supper...[​IMG]

    Andy
     
  3. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    BTW...now that I have had time to clean myself up...it sounds like your hen prolapsed. She may have strained to hard getting that big egg out or just genetically had weak pelvic muscles.

    Andy
     
  4. jmantoo1

    jmantoo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you i was hoping is was not a disease you put my mind to rest
     

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