Life span of silkies

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Billie, Apr 28, 2009.

  1. Billie

    Billie New Egg

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    Two of three of our silkies have died over the past 3 months, they weren't quite a year old. They were both active and healthy looking during the day. Any thoughts?[​IMG]
     
  2. Lil Chickie Mama

    Lil Chickie Mama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about your babies... [​IMG]
     
  3. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    I've only had silkies for a few years now, but my oldest is 3 and showing no signs of slowing down... can you tell us a little more about them, their housing, food, behavior, etc? Doesn't sound right that they're dying this young without a reason...
     
  4. bluie

    bluie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My white one is not going to live long if he doesn't stop attacking everyone that comes in the yard.
     
  5. Renee

    Renee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi Billie, Welcome to BYC.

    You can send dead chickens to your State Veterinarian for a necropsy to discover why they died. Check out the stickies at the top of the forum.

    Sorry about the chickies.
     

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