Mystery chick death

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shellystanley, Jun 28, 2016.

  1. Shellystanley

    Shellystanley Out Of The Brooder

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    Apr 16, 2015
    We came home today to find a chick dead in our front yard. (All of our birds free range on our 3 acres) The other 3 chicks were hiding in some tall grass so I'm pretty sure a predator got the chick. Only we can't figure out what killed it. It looked perfectly fine. No puncture marks or wounds at all. It was just dead. Any thoughts on what kind of predator would do this? Or maybe something else was wrong with it? That wouldn't make sense for why the other chicks were hiding though. It was just weird.
     
  2. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    did you perform an autopsy? if you haven't take some pictures before you do
     
  3. Shellystanley

    Shellystanley Out Of The Brooder

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    I wouldn't know how to do something like that.
     
  4. Poultry parent

    Poultry parent Chillin' With My Peeps

    well can you at lease take some pictures if possible?
     

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