Sudden death of two barred rocks?????

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Beakz, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Beakz

    Beakz Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone,
    So a couple of weeks ago a barred rock of mine suddenly died. It had no cuts or indications of a fight. Last night the same thing happened to another barred rock. They're about 20 weeks and I have 8 chickens now. Is this some weird disease?? It doesent get very cold her in cal, maybe 40s at night as the coldest?? Help!!
     
  2. Mrs. K

    Mrs. K Overrun With Chickens

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    Might just be a genetic disorder- a heart weakness or something. Sometimes they are just dead for no apparent reason.
     
  3. chfite

    chfite Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sometimes, animals just die. I have had a couple of chickens turn up simply dead with no apparent cause.

    Chris
     
  4. ChickenCurt

    ChickenCurt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When my die mysteriously I get them necropsied to avoid possible flock epidemic.
     

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