Lost 2 hens in 3 days

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by missionarywife, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our Black hen has always been very slow and so when she died I wasn't supprised. Now this morning my son went out to feed the birds and came in to tell me that Denise, my crooked toe hen, was dead also. No one seems sick, poo looks ok, feeding fine, fresh water. They all stopped laying and are molting I believe. Our weather has been very nasty, rainy and cold. Any suggestions on how to keep the rest from dying?
     
  2. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    It is so hard to tell what is happening. i think that if they aren't laying I would dose the rest with antibiotics.
     
  3. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think I am going to end up calling the village vet this afternoon and see if he will come out and look at the birds.
     
  4. justbugged

    justbugged Head of the Night Crew for WA State

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    That is a very good option in this case. I wish you the best.
     
  5. missionarywife

    missionarywife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, We definately don't want to lose anyone else and the fact that they are not acting sick kind of scares me.
     

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