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Found hen dead - No visible cause

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by joedie, Oct 26, 2009.

  1. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    Yesterday all the chickens appeared fine and were roosting last nite when I locked up. This morning I found a BA dead laying on the floor under the roost. No signs of injury. I hope there is no disease running thru the flock. What could have caused this besides a viral illness?[​IMG]
     
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Had a couple die that way. It just happens some times. Just watch the flock for signs of illness. Don't panic, it's probably nothing.
     
  3. joedie

    joedie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 17, 2009
    SW Indiana
    Thanks, Chickflick. I'll keep watching them but it's nice to know that sometimes it just happens and doesn't spell the end for the rest.
     

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