New member from Eastwood North Carolina needs help.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Petespen, Feb 17, 2013.

  1. Petespen

    Petespen New Egg

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    I just wanted to say hello and thanks to everyone who partisipates. My wife and I really love this web site. We are newbies. We have only had chickens around a year.
    I do need help. a few days ago, we found one of are chickens dead. She was around 13 months old. Everything looked normal on her except from behind she looked like her insides we eaten out. I am a little concerned. Any help on this. Thanks.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Petespen, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! As I'm not sure if what you are describing is from a fatal ailment or a predator, I think for the best and most advice you should post in one the links below - the folks that patrol those threads really know their stuff. Post in whichever one you fill it fits. Best of luck - hope you find out what happened to prevent it from happening again.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/10/emergencies-diseases-injuries-and-cures

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/13/predators-and-pests
     
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  3. Petespen

    Petespen New Egg

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    Thanks. I just posted there.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Sorry about your hen - include in your post if she was free ranging or confined
     
  5. Petespen

    Petespen New Egg

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  6. Cindiloohoo

    Cindiloohoo Quiet as a Church Mouse

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    Could she have been eggbound?
     
  7. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Loving this country life Premium Member

  8. The Howards

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello and welcome to BYC from Cumberland Co, NC. Sorry for your loss, hope you find the answer to your problem.
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. So sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  10. The Howards

    The Howards Chillin' With My Peeps

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