Sudden death of 4 chickens last week and 6 more today (only 6 left)

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by amosygal, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. amosygal

    amosygal Out Of The Brooder

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    I gave a friend of mine 16 chicks about five months ago. Last week he told me 4 have died in the same day (Monday), and today he told me 6 more died (all in the same day). He said there was no sign for any predator. He also said there was no sneezing. I wonder if there is a disease that could kill 4 in one day, then wait a week and then kill 6 more in one day (out of a total of 16 chickens), or is it more likely to be some kind of attack or poisoning.
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    Last edited: Dec 11, 2011
  2. teach1rusl

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    Without knowing anything about the conditions in which these chickens were kept, it would be a total guess. And I'd guess it was predator or managment related rather than some disease. [​IMG] But there's really no way of knowing without a lot more info.
     
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  5. amosygal

    amosygal Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks,
    I'll ask him.
     

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