Lost a Hen Help !!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jeni1209, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. jeni1209

    jeni1209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, I lost a hen very suddenly with no signs. She was my favorite, she a 1 1/2 yr old Americana. She laid a egg that day, free ranged for a few hrs in the evening and then went to roost, everything normal. Next morning she's laying on the ground under the roost dead. It's like she just fell off and died with no signs of anything wrong. This has had me really confused on what could of happened or went wrong. Please any help to let me understand what could of happened would greatly be appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. I Love Layers

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    It was probably a stroke or heart attack, even lightning or loud noises could cause her to die of natural cause.
    Usually when a hen dies of mine I would inspect their vent area etc. to see if there are any parasites etc.
     
  3. jeni1209

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    She had no parasites, very healthy
     
  4. jeni1209

    jeni1209 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She had no parasites, very healthy
     

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