sudden death causes

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by saildog, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. saildog

    saildog Out Of The Brooder

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    hens in the coop on the perches last night, and today one was dead on the ground still a little warm but rigid - it hit 32 degrees last night, no wounds or marks on her, and had no signs of illness, laying eating, weight good. she was a dominique just 2 years old.
    any ideas? can mareks just cause sudden death?
     
  2. Free as a Bird

    Free as a Bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry, I don't know what happened to your bird. I do know it probibly wasn't Mareks. Mareks tends to effect the wings or legs first so their would have been earlier symptoms. I am not positive about this, I am definitely not an expert! Good luck!
     

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