How strange...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Lucky Ducky, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Lucky Ducky

    Lucky Ducky Chillin' With My Peeps

    I had a 20 week old Plymouth Rock x Cochin rooster that I found dead yesterday morning. He had to have died in the night. He was still in the coop and rigor had come and gone. Mr. Fluffy Butt had no wounds, no broken neck, nothing. I looked his whole body over and could find nothing wrong with him. I wonder if he just had a heart attack. [​IMG] He was perfectly fine the day before. This is the first unexplained death that I've had to deal with. I hatch him out and no one else in his pen has been sick or anything. I've had him with much younger chicks because he was soooo good with them. He was a sweetheart with a big fluffy butt!!!! [​IMG] We haven't had ANY sickness in any of our pens. Everyone is disgustly healthy (which is a good thing). [​IMG]
     
  2. buck-wild-chick

    buck-wild-chick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2008
    Hamilton C. FL
    Sorry for your loss.Maybe it was from the heat?
     
  3. chickenhick

    chickenhick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mar 27, 2009
    Virginia
    I had the same thing happen to a seemingly healthy hen.. No wounds, no way any predator could get to her...she had been acting fine.....the only thing I can think of, is worms...she had a problem a few months prior to her death....who knows?
     

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