Sooooo Frustrated

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Noncentzter, Aug 21, 2010.

  1. Noncentzter

    Noncentzter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Mareks in my flock. The birds that I've hatched myself have all died because I didn't vaccinate for Mareks, not knowing that I had it. My hatchery birds have been ok...until tonight. One of my buff orpington girls died today. She was fine this morning although appeared tired, but dead (and stiff) tonight when I checked on the girls. No symptoms, just dead.

    I had a wonderful hatch in June, 28 babies, and so far four have died and another two may.

    I've only had chickens since March of this year and I'm almost ready to give up. So frustrated with this whole thing. Chickens weren't sposed to be so fragile!

    Thanks for letting me vent!

    john
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sorry John for your losses, it seems it's always something. I wish you the best.
     
  3. blefky

    blefky life in the yard

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    Very sorry for your losses. It's a cautionary tale for those of us new to chickens, and I thank you for sharing.
     
  4. dmccann

    dmccann Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never knew how much knowledge it takes to have heathly chickens. I too have my share of problems. I am so sorry for your loss,keep trying!
     
  5. geebs

    geebs Lovin' the Lowriders!

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