Stress/Moving/Death

berkchicks

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Jun 29, 2018
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Several years ago a BYC member reported having a hen in her yard looking blown up like a balloon all over. The air under the skin kept spreading and getting bigger, and the chicken died. In some cases where the injury is minor, they can get better on their own. Here is a link about leaking air sacs:
https://www.thepoultrysite.com/publications/diseases-of-poultry/223/subcutaneous-emphysema/
Wow yeah. I think this is what happened. She was so small. Ugh so sad. Thank you for sharing this with me.
 

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