second chicken gone, both with same symptoms. What can it be?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by belwelch, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. belwelch

    belwelch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have now lost two chickens with the same symptoms. They have a high pitched chirp and severe weight loss. By the time they start chirping it is to late to save them. I am not able to catch them easily so I don't try because I am afraid I will over stress them. A friend gave me these chickens and I lost one with in days of getting them. I thought it was from stress. It has been a couple of months and now I have lost another one. They show no signs or symptoms until it is too late to do anything for them. Any suggestions?
     
  2. belwelch

    belwelch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I failed to mention the ages of the chickens. They were both around 15 weeks old. Mixed breed. Both pullets.
     

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