Help! Unknown death!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BasqueLover, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. BasqueLover

    BasqueLover Out Of The Brooder

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    Help! My sebright just died. I never could catch her she was so fast, now I could catch her easily! Her comb was blackened and her eyes were watery. And clear thick gunk was coming from her beak. Now it's yellowish tan and bubbly. Help![​IMG]
     
  2. BasqueLover

    BasqueLover Out Of The Brooder

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    Also is it contagious?
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    I am so sorry about your baby. [​IMG]

    The only way to really know what she died of is take her fresh body and put it in a plastic bag and put her in the frig. Not freezer. Have a vet do a necropsy on her. The vet can then tell you what she died of. Yellow stuff coming out of the beak is common at the death of a chicken, so that is not an indicator what she died of. Could have been so many things.

    I hope your heart heals soon. [​IMG]
     
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  4. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]




    Sorry about the loss [​IMG]



    Now you need to watch the other chickens [​IMG]


    The yellowish stuff you described in normal for a sick chicken
    as it is really snot like when a little child is sick so I would put '
    some Probiotic in their water just to be safe ..... [​IMG]






    gabder007 [​IMG]
     
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    So sorry about your hen [​IMG] It is very sad losing chickens [​IMG] As @TwoCrows said have a vet do a Necropsy, which I think are free in CA? It has been a while since the last time I needed to have a necropsy done, but I think it is free in CA.
     
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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC! Sorry about your hen.
     
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  7. BasqueLover

    BasqueLover Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for your support! She was my baby!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    very sorry about your hen
     
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