how to tell if a chicken is dead?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by alessandro, Jan 26, 2009.

  1. alessandro

    alessandro New Egg

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    how to tell if a chicken is dead?
     
  2. seismic wonder2

    seismic wonder2 I got mad ninja skills

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    When they stop eating?
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    Need more information with posts like this.
     
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Overrun With Chickens

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    When thy are in a red and white striped bucket that says "extra crispy"???
     
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  5. SarahBeth9394

    SarahBeth9394 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kick it. If it does not respond it's dead.
     
  6. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

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  7. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:If they been dead just a little while they will be stiff.

    If their eye is open touch their eye.

    If you pick it up you should feel the difference in warmth and they are light sleepers it should perk up.

    Will
     
  8. mmtillman

    mmtillman Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lay it in a far corner and when the smell gets really bad..then you can confirm it is probally dead.
     
  9. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    how come I keep waiting for the OP to come back with some kind of end to a joke..you know... like "why did the chicken cross the road..." [​IMG]

    really? this was a serious question?? [​IMG]
     
  10. willheveland

    willheveland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not knowing the age or experience of the poster I assume it's a serious post.Are we trying to help or make fun of the question?I have two daughters with friends that I could see asking me this question. Will
     

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