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Lost a chicken

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by khoracek, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. khoracek

    khoracek In the Brooder

    Apr 5, 2011
    Ft. Wayne
    We just found one of our EE girls dead:( I have no idea why. I let them outside in the run today and she was fine. I see no signs of entry by something so I don't think that was it. I've heard that chickens can get an egg stuck. Do you think this is why she died? I feel really bad.

    We have another girl that has a bare bottom from pecking. I've been reading to make sure they have enough food and no boredom. I'm wondering if a flock block might help them.

  2. farmchic

    farmchic Hatching

    Jun 27, 2010
    I had the same thing happen today. No warning, but dead in the coop. I know how you feel. This is the first hen that I have lost. [​IMG]
  3. SkyWarrior

    SkyWarrior Songster

    Apr 2, 2010
    Wilds of Montana
    Sorry to hear this. [​IMG] Sometimes they just do that. [​IMG]
  4. Sorry. It happens..

    I had a couple last summer go & no logical reason that I could find.
    Didn't necropsy.


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