My Golden Wyandott died.....

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by texasfemale, Jun 13, 2016.

  1. texasfemale

    texasfemale Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 18, 2015
    Ok so she was fine laid her egg, was out & about in the yard, all normal. I go out around 8:30 to close their pen & she's on the ground, heavy breathing. I pick her up to look at her & she had this milky yellowish white stinky discharge, she was very unstable standing. By 9pm she was dead! WTH.... I googled, closest thing I could find was "nasty chicken butt", however I really don't think that's what it was. My other chickens & ducks are fine. Anyone have a clue what could have killed her? Thanks in advance-
    *** Forgot to mention her crown was turning black***
    I just noticed one of my buffs' crown is a little discolored but acting normal....
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2016
  2. marlene

    marlene Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 17, 2011
    I had the same thing happened to my pullets on Saturday night. It is a mystery to me.
  3. Weehopper

    Weehopper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 26, 2015
    Maybe she picked up something that poisoned her? Would be nice to take her to your local extension office and get an autopsie.

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