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My 6 month hen died

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

  1. cvhouse

    cvhouse New Egg

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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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