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Poor Penelope :(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Gearmpr, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. Gearmpr

    Gearmpr Out Of The Brooder

    My best and friendliest girl died and I have no idea why :/.. No wounds or lost feathers. Eyes and beak were normal, no crust or discoloration. Crop felt empty. She even layed one last egg before she died. Her vent had the normal poop feathers around it. I have no clue why she died, any ideas?
     
  2. chickencoop789

    chickencoop789 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's really strange I have no idea what that could be. old age?
     
  3. Gearmpr

    Gearmpr Out Of The Brooder

    She was 18months old. From Missouri, she's been in Louisiana for about 3 months
     

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