Lost a hen-not sure why?

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

  1. dianskee

    dianskee New Egg

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    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

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    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
     
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  3. barredrockmama

    barredrockmama Out Of The Brooder

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    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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