sudden death causes

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

  1. saildog

    saildog In the Brooder

    May 8, 2012
    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 Chirping

    Aug 20, 2014
    New England
    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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