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Hen died this afternoon

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by featherfooted, Oct 12, 2007.

  1. featherfooted

    featherfooted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This afternoon one of my 6 month old speckled sussex hens died. Up until last night her poop was normal. I had isolated her several days ago when she started to act lethargic and sat all ruffled. At this time she was still eating and drinking normally. Last night I noticed that she had runny poop and that she had stopped eating. She also had started to stagger like her equalibrium was off. This morning she just laid in the cage and this afternoon I found that she had died. I'm hoping that she is the only one I lose. Any ideas as what it could be? There isn't a vet around here that works on chickens as I live in a small town.

    Thanks for all your help.

    Georgia
     
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    I have no idea what it could be, but wanted to say, I am so very sorry for your loss. :aww
     
  3. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Oh, I'm sorry. I can't offer up a diagnosis, but someone will come along that could give you an idea. Sorry, again. [​IMG]
     
  4. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    I don't have a clue what it might have been, but I might be able to help you find a vet.
    What area of GA are you in?
     
  5. featherfooted

    featherfooted Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I live in Perry.
     
  6. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Thats way south of me. I don't know any down that way, sorry. [​IMG]
     

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