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Husband found our 2 year old RR dead in coupe

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by lchorne, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. lchorne

    lchorne Out Of The Brooder

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    RR hen found dead late afternoon in coupe. He has a flock of 15 hens and 1 rooster. No signs of illness prior to death. She was eating early this morning. No signs of broken neck, not egg bound, no prolapse vent and no signs of physical injury. Hen was healthy, plump and looked great since molting this winter. Can they just die suddenly with no reason?
     
  2. JustAChickenLittle&More

    JustAChickenLittle&More Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 25, 2010
    Florida
    I had the same thing yesterday with a silkie. [​IMG]
     
  3. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    Yes they can, heart attacks. Sorry [​IMG]
     
  4. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    sorry for your loss, and [​IMG]
     
  5. lchorne

    lchorne Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all for a quick reply. Mother nature is definitely a mystery. Bless her little chicken heart!
     

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