how long for rigor to pass

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by prncs13, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. prncs13

    prncs13 Out Of The Brooder

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    My Nana just died and my husband usually takes cares of things and puts her in a position for me to hold her. But I wasn't sure if she was dead and when I finally accepted that she was she stiffened in a position that I don't want. I would like to get her legs pulled up to her and tuck her head under her wing like the rest of my babies. How long before I can move her?

    I am just so sad right now.

    Michelle
     
  2. laceynoelle

    laceynoelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    Reno
    Sorry for your loss..you might just have to bury her in whatever position she died in, Rigor Mortis doesnt just pass as far as I know, unless she gets rotten, and that would be really unpleasant.
     
  3. Erica

    Erica Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry you lost your girl. Rigor passes in about 36-48 hours. [​IMG]
     
  4. laceynoelle

    laceynoelle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 12, 2009
    Reno
    Quote:Ah, thanks. I didnt think it did for a while. [​IMG]
     
  5. prncs13

    prncs13 Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I wasn't sure and it was killing me to let her lay there. I just told her she was in a special position so she could do fun things on the other side.
    M
     

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