Hen died, no reason why

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mt Top Chick, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Mt Top Chick

    Mt Top Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    Went in the hen house yesterday to collect eggs. and thought she was just sitting there. Went to move her to collect the eggs and she was dead. no reason. no illness, just dead. Why would this happen?
    Gina
    she was only about 1 years old
     
  2. ace6175

    ace6175 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss! I hope someone is able to help you figure out what happened.
     
  3. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe she died laying the egg, like a little chicken heart attack or something. Sometimes you lose the best layers that way.
     
  4. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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    I had a silkie that did that. Just up and died for no reason. I figured it must have been be a genetics thing. She was a good layer and nice hen. The others were all fine. Happens I guess. Sorry for your loss.
     

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