new to byc

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hkw, Oct 25, 2010.

  1. hkw

    hkw New Egg

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    I'm new to byc just found out about it from my neighbor. I just lost a chicken this morning in a rather strange way. Wanted to see if anyone had any ideas about what happened.

    She was on the shelf of the coop where they lay the eggs. She was having trouble breathing and couldn't keep her head up. Then she flopped right off the shelf and died about a minute later. I didn't know what to do as I watched helplessly.

    We had just cleaned the coop and added fresh sand to the floor and hay to the shelf....We are fairly new to chickens over the last year, but thoroughly love having them.

    Thanks for any ideas.

    hkw
     
  2. miss_thenorth

    miss_thenorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    First welcome! [​IMG] and second,--that is the starngest thing I have ever heard. Sorry you lost her. I hope youfind an answer.
     
  3. Gallo del Cielo

    Gallo del Cielo La Gallina Resort & Spa

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  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Welcome to BYC

    Sorry about your hen.

    Imp
     
  5. Mrs. Fluffy Puffy

    Mrs. Fluffy Puffy Fluffy Feather Farm

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    [​IMG] and a Texas size: [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. chickenbottom

    chickenbottom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from florida
     
  7. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
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    Welcome from Oregon..sorry about your chick..
     
  8. ChickyD

    ChickyD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome![​IMG]

    Sorry about your hen:(
     

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