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Death of a chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken1921, Apr 13, 2016.

  1. chicken1921

    chicken1921 New Egg

    Apr 13, 2016
    I have a small flock of 5 silver laced wyandottes. They are about 1 year old. Things have been fine- mild temps, normal food/water/behavior. They all laid yesterday and enjoyed a mealworms treat. This morning one girl did not seem right and by this afternoon we found her dead! All other chickens seem ok. Do I need to do anything? Quarantine? Avoid the eggs? Arrange a vet visit? Please, can anyone give me some insight re what might of happened and what I should do next?????
  2. essaylichicks

    essaylichicks New Egg

    Apr 5, 2016
    It's just one but if anything else happens I recommend taking them one by one to the vet

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