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The poor thing died...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by soundheals, Apr 5, 2011.

  1. soundheals

    soundheals New Egg

    Apr 4, 2011
    well, my poor black hen died last night... I'm concerned that she had a disease that killed her in the week she was acting strange, and that she's passed it on to the other girls. What disease makes them lethargic for several days, then sudden death? I've looked in the great stickies with information about diseases, but nothing is very succinct. Any suggestions?[​IMG]

  2. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 11, 2009
    Newaygo Michigan
    How old was she? Had she started laying yet?
  3. NHchicks

    NHchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 13, 2010
    Could she have had a problem with an impacted/sour crop?

    Any other symptoms?
  4. klmclain1

    klmclain1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 14, 2011
    What about mites or lice???

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