1. TnChickHen

    TnChickHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, another chicken down. Culled her this morning as she looked 20x's worse today, and had mucus EVERYWHERE. After culling her, I was able to find the crop (a new thing for me) and it seemed REALLY spongy. When I took a look at her this morning, her eyes were all mattered, mucus coming out of her nose and mouth, horrible raspy breathe, she was breathing so hard, her rear end moved up and down, so I decided that was it. I culled her and have her body in the freezer. I will probably have to wait until after the husband comes home to bring her body to the vet to do a necropsy. Everyone else seemed fine this morning. This the right thing to do??
     
  2. Firefighter Chick

    Firefighter Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You ended her suffering, I would say you did the right thing. [​IMG]
     
  3. TnChickHen

    TnChickHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks. I just hope I don't need to cull anymore....
     
  4. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Maine
    just an fyi, I had to send my birds for necropsy, they told me to NOT put them in the freezer, put them in the fridge....guess it messes up the tissues so they can't examine them accurately?

    sorry for your loss
     

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