just found my 2 month old Belle dead in a roost

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chickensandkittens, May 16, 2010.

  1. chickensandkittens

    chickensandkittens New Egg

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    May 16, 2010
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    Belle was a 2 month old red sex link. I free-range the chickens during the day. They have been so healthy. I saw her running today. The only visible things I saw wrong with her when I found her dead in the roost was an eye that was glazed over and her other eye was bloody. I suppose it could have been a predator, but it's unlikely. Are there poultry diseases or conditions that have those sysmtoms?
     
  2. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Southwestern, In
    It could have been an the eye injury and shock that killed her. [​IMG] I'm so sorry that happened! Do you think another chicken could have done it? The glaze over eye was probally caused from being dead for a bit.
     

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