Sudden death

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cyndilouwho, May 4, 2017.

  1. Cyndilouwho

    Cyndilouwho Just Hatched

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    My New Hampshire red dropped dead 30 minutes after I checked on them. No marks. Just died. Help!
     
  2. animalgrl

    animalgrl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Search "sudden death" in the box at the top of the page. There are several threads on this site about this topic that might be helpful. If you really want to know what happened, you should get you a necropsy done. Wrap the hen in a plastic bag and put her in the refrigerator (NOT the freezer) and then you can research whether your state agricultural extension will do a necropsy.
     
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Cyndilouwho [​IMG] Welcome!

    Good advice from animalgrl in that necropsy is going to be your only real way of knowing for sure what happened.

    I just wanted to say that I am so sorry to hear of your loss [​IMG]

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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC but I'm sorry that it is not under better circumstances that you join us.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    so sorry for your loss
     

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