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Is this common?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by CCourson05, Nov 16, 2011.

  1. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    I had an EE hen, who was healthy to the maximum die a few days ago, however... She was molting... Is it common for a hen to die due to the stress of molting? [​IMG]

  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    I wouldn't say it is common, but it is not unheard of, either. Molt is a very stressful time for birds. You also tend to see an increase in health problems (like crop issues) during molt.

    Sorry for your loss.

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