Found a dead hen this morning.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by juliasell, Aug 31, 2014.

  1. juliasell

    juliasell In the Brooder

    Mar 18, 2013
    My Egyptian fayoumi had been acting a bit off for a couple days, and her comb has been flopped over for about a week, but she had been eating and drinking and free ranging pretty normally. This morning she was dead in the nesting box. She was almost 6 months old and had never laid. Should I be worried about the rest of the flock, or does this just happen sometimes?
  2. Twistedfeather

    Twistedfeather Songster

    Feb 23, 2014
    It can happen sometimes there are so many conditions that it could be that it will happen normally. My suggestion would be to clean/gut out the coop where she lived just to keep it clean.

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