Do chickens Go Off To Die?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicks Galore3, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

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    One of my chickens isn't doing well - maybe Cocci. I went out to check on her (She's out free-ranging.) and I can't find her. Do chickens go of alone to die like cats and dogs? I might just be overly worried/stressed.
     
  2. aggiemae

    aggiemae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens don't consciously go off like mammals, but if she's sick she might not be able to return. My chickens seem to like sitting in the Laural Hedge when they don't feel well. I hope she comes back.
     
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  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut

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    I hope so too :(
     
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