Dead Hen

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tojo555, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. tojo555

    tojo555 Out Of The Brooder

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    Feb 3, 2011
    greensboro nc
    Last week I found one of my RR hens dead in the run, no signs of fowl play. It is hot here but i keep the run covered with a tarp for shade, and they have plenty of fresh water,
    I am at a lost.
     
  2. terrilhb

    terrilhb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 11, 2010
    Georgia
    I am so sorry for your loss. There is no telling what could have happened. It is so hard to lose a loved one. [​IMG] And I am so sorry I am saying this under these circumstances. But [​IMG]
     
  3. Hot2Pot

    Hot2Pot Fox Hollow Rabbitry

    Feb 1, 2010
    West TN
    I would think it was either egg binding or heat stroke. If it is very hot, try putting frozen waterbottles inside the waterers. And frozen gallon jugs to cool off against. Sorry about your hen:hugs
     

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