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Not A Single Mark On Her!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by newchickmom, Oct 8, 2008.

  1. newchickmom

    newchickmom Songster

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    I just got home from work and found 1 of my BO hens in the run, Dead!
    I felt her crop and checked her for prolapse and egg binding, and Nothing!
    What could have killed her and not left a mark?
    All were fine this morning when I went to work. I open the pop-hole door before I leave and it is still dark now.
    Any ideas?
    I also have a kitten missing, so I'm thinking I have some sort of predator around.
     
  2. redoak

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    How old was your hen? Maybe she died of natural causes or something could of scared her to death?
     
  3. newchickmom

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    She was only 6 months old.

    (kitten found safe!)
     
    Last edited: Oct 9, 2008

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