Dead Hen

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Ed Brown, Jul 27, 2011.

  1. Ed Brown

    Ed Brown In the Brooder

    Jun 17, 2011
    I had a hen that was slowly dying and in the morning was dead. Nothing obvious although I didn't examine her closely. Laid quite for 24 hours then died. Any idea? Friend says that's what happens when bitten by weasel? I though I could only wait and see if I had any other problems. Don't know how old this hen was, might have been older than I was told, sometimes that's the case if they want to be rid of them.

  2. Denninmi

    Denninmi Songster

    Jul 26, 2009
    If a weasel got it, you most likely would have found it headless. Anything is possible, but its a lot more likely it had some kind of illness that wasn't readily apparent from casual observation. Sorry about that, though.

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