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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by vicki98, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. vicki98

    vicki98 Hatching

    Jul 27, 2011
    [​IMG] One of my hens died 2 days ago and I can't figure it out. Granted I am new, but no symptoms, ill behavior, lack of eating/drinking. The only thing that sticks out is feather picking and I know she wasn't alone in doing it to herself because back feathers picked and never returned. I woke up to go feed and she was gone. Still warm. She was in the nest box but I had often seen her sleeping with the flock. Can anyone think of anything? Vicki

  2. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    Quote:Not really much to go on, but I think egg bound? How old was she?

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