roo just died

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ladywolfe, Sep 7, 2008.

  1. ladywolfe

    ladywolfe Songster

    Apr 18, 2008
    do some birds just die without many signs? my roo was a barred rock we had him for about 6 months was one of the first we got he really didn't show any signs until today he stood alone and when i picked him up i couldn't hear any wheezing or anything respitory but he just didn't act right. He's been fine til now. went to grandma's today got back and found him layed out like he fell over dead. Don't understand?

    any suggestions?

  2. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Songster

    Mar 31, 2008
    Oh, that is so sad. I have heard of this happening before. Hopefully someone can give some kind of information to you on this.
  3. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    Yes they can die suddenly without any warning signs.

    I had a RIR hen have a heart attack and die in my arms.
  4. injunjoe

    injunjoe Songster

    Jun 1, 2008
    Pasco county, FL.
    Sorry for your loss.
    I hope others can solve what happened so you can correct the problem.

    Best to you.
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss!
  6. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    Oh! I am so sorry. Maybe it was some sort of internal defect. You must be so sad. [​IMG]
  7. chickenlady

    chickenlady Songster

    Aug 28, 2007
    Stillwater, NJ
    I am sorry to hear about your roo. There could have been a number of things that it could have been with no symptoms. My friend had this problem and it turned out to be cocci. She never had one symptom show up, they found it while doing a necropsy.

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