Please... need your help - DEAD HEN!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tkline704, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. tkline704

    tkline704 In the Brooder

    Apr 9, 2014
    One of my 21 week old Tetra Tints was found dead in the coop this morning! She seemed perfectly fine last night and had absolutely no issues thus far, even laying pretty regularly! When we found her she was already gone and the other hens were pecking at her. I did find that she layed an egg earlier this morning and it had blood stains on it! I am a newbie to raising chickens and this just totally devastated me!
  2. Firekin1

    Firekin1 Songster

    Apr 5, 2014
    Nova Scotia
    Blood stains on eggs are common in young birds, It usually passes by the more they lay. Perhaps an aneurysm from straining? Was it a large egg?

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