Had a chicken die and not sure why

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jubylives, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. jubylives

    jubylives Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She died while I was at work. She was outside and had some blood and some black stuff coming from the business end. Could this have been from an egg laying issue? I had one die last year like that except for the discharge. Any thoughts?

    jeremy
     
  2. Leah-yes I know I'm crazy

    Leah-yes I know I'm crazy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wish I could help....bump
    What breed, how old, anyone else sick, other obvious injury, feathers scattered in the yard?
     
  3. jubylives

    jubylives Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oops I should've added that. I work 12 hour shifts and had not been home long before typing. She was under a year and was laying. Breed. Hmm can't remember what she was. She was dark black speckled (not a rock) and had a flat comb.

    I have a couple chickens that seem to be recovering from molting (nasty) and she not attacked by anything.


    Jeremy
     
  4. jubylives

    jubylives Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm bumping this in hopes of ideas.


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  5. herechickchick

    herechickchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2007
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    I have no idea I am just going to throw this out there so you will have something to research. Cocci perhaps, probably not but worth checking into.

    Here is a good site to read up on some poultry diseases .
     

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