1. Laura2152

    Laura2152 New Egg

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    LastI've HaD Two Chickens And One Chick, All From Three Separate Pens, Have Seizures And Die In The LAst Two Days.... What Could This Be??
     
  2. Eggcessive

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    I would suspect some very serious virus such as equine encephalitis, avian encephalitis, or a fungal infection called aspergillosis from eating moldy feed or having moldy litter. Is there any suspicion that they could have gotten into poison? Treatment for aspergillosis spreading in the flock is to use copper sulfate or acidified copper in the water for several days. Click here to read more about aspergillosis and the other diseases: http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ps044
     
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  3. Laura2152

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    All Feed Is Fresh, As Is Their Water. They Are Pets More So Than Food Producers. All Three Were In Seperate Pens. One Pen, The Coop LitterIs Changed weekly.
     
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    Then I would suspect a virus. Please read the link about the diseases. Encephalitis usually kills quickly. Getting a chicken necropsied by the state vet would be the only way to ID what is going on. Here is how to get the state vet's phone number: http://agr.wa.gov/FoodAnimal/AnimalHealth/statevets.aspx
     

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