Silkies dying

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by TheChickenHill, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. TheChickenHill

    TheChickenHill Out Of The Brooder

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    I keep finding my silkies dead nothing is getting them I have bought stuff to put in their water to boost their immune system what should I do
     
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Are they too cold, do they have signs of a respiratory ailment, diarrhea, or other problems?

    Anything else you have noticed?
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Are you feeding a good and complete poultry diet? Have you ruled out coccidiosis , worm, or mite/louse infestation? Are there any signs of respiratory problems?
     
  4. ChcknGrl

    ChcknGrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they?
     
  5. TheChickenHill

    TheChickenHill Out Of The Brooder

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    They shouldn't be cold I live in south alabama so it don't get real cold plus I keep a light in them at night if they do get cold I have never had any chickens just die all of a sudden like this I have had 6 die in a week I have fleas reAl bad in my yard could that kill them I have put out 7 dust for that and they are still there I am clueless
     
  6. TheChickenHill

    TheChickenHill Out Of The Brooder

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    How would I tell if they have respiratory problems?
     

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