sudden death?

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by apc, Nov 18, 2009.

  1. apc

    apc Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Chickens show no symptoms but two have died already. One may have died due to being squished. I noticed one has ruffled out feathers and seems rather lethargic. Doesnt seem to be anything respiratory...what can it be? I know a necropsy is my best option but it may not be available at the moment. HELP!
     
  2. kcravey

    kcravey Out Of The Brooder

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    there is a check list on the index page I believe, for you to fill out and then have everyone evaluate it. Like what do they eat, what vaccinations, what wormings, any marks on the combs, litter conditions, coop conditions, etc......
     
  3. Kittymomma

    Kittymomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. kcravey

    kcravey Out Of The Brooder

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    of course this time of year, everything in my area is currently being blamed on "fowl pox" - everyone everywhere has it.... I lost one the first night and had no symptoms ...yet. Few days later I started seeing the pox on their combs. We are 99% done with it at my place, still waiting for my roo to strengthen up, his hens miss him!
     

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