Lost a hen-not sure why?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dianskee, Sep 14, 2009.

  1. dianskee

    dianskee Hatching

    Sep 14, 2009
    Found a dead hen this morning, she was fine last night whne I fed and watered, no symptoms. She was about 2, no signs of injury or disease- just laying on the floor of the coop. Can they fall out of layer box? It is about 3 feet of the ground. Any ideas?

  2. faykokoWV

    faykokoWV Mrs Fancy Plants

    Nov 4, 2008
    Cross Lanes, WV
    so sorry for your loss.

    I have no idea what could have caused her to die, but I hope all your other hens are OK

    edited to add: hate that your first message was a sad one, but welcome to BYC
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2009
  3. barredrockmama

    barredrockmama In the Brooder

    Sep 13, 2009
    Humboldt County, CA
    Sometimes animals just drop dead for no apparent reason. People too, really. Their hearts just stop. I think it's just one of those mysteries of life...

    So sorry for your loss... [​IMG]

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