Hens dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mrschook, Jan 7, 2014.

  1. mrschook

    mrschook New Egg

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    Could someone help me? My hens are slowly dying off one by one. Does anyone know what could cause this. It happens over a period of about a week or 2 where they will just lay in one spot all this time. Wont eat or drink. We have 3 left. 2 are good and the other one is dying like the rest of them out of 7.
     
  2. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. Inspect them for lice/mites, probably need to be wormed.
     
  4. TwoCrows

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

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may need to take a dying or dead one to the vet for pathology. There may be some contagious disease going through your flock.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! x3 on the Emergencies section, good luck to you.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about your flock, you've gotten some good advice above.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - good luck at finding the cause.
     
  9. List the symptoms please.
     

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