My 6 month hen died

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by cvhouse, Aug 18, 2011.

  1. cvhouse

    cvhouse Hatching

    Aug 18, 2011
    My hen seemed fine, but just died yesterday. The other chickens seem fine. We have been giving them lots of tomatoes from the garden. Could I have fed her too much tomato?

  2. sunnyvera

    sunnyvera Songster

    Sep 4, 2010
    NE Ohio
    I had a Black Aussie that did the same thing. About the same age too. I found her dead in the coop in the morning. I actually thought she was sleeping on the floor. No sign of anything unusual. She was perfect the night before. I did not feed her tomatos, but they get greens and good food every day. I only have 20 chickens, so they get checked and petted every day. I only hope she died not in pain or agony. Things must happen internally that we cannot see. I actually wanted to to a necropsy, but DH thought I was nuts.

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