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Just lost my first hen?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tammyborn, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. tammyborn

    tammyborn Chirping

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    Just lost my first chicken - hubby said she was listless last night but put her in the hen house. Today she was outside and dead. What do I need to look for if anything to prevent the other girls from the same fate. She was only a year old. I think it's one of my leghorns - they lay monstorous eggs - could she die from egg bound? Any suggestions?
     

  2. bock

    bock Songster

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    She was probably egg-bound, but I don't know how, or if you can prevent that. [​IMG] I am sorry for your loss. [​IMG] Best of wishes! [​IMG]
     
  3. tammyborn

    tammyborn Chirping

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    Can I feel the egg if that was the problem?
     

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