Unknown Cause of Death..

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BruceAZ, Dec 14, 2016.

  1. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I don't know when it happened but i found one of my hens dead this morning. I didn't see her running out like the rest when I came out to check on them this morning...so i went looking for her.. i saw her in the run like this..

    what is going on ? She was fine when i saw her yesterday..

    I'm in Arizona.. the temperature is dropping so is it because of the cold ?

    or maybe something she ate ?

    i don't know what to do...:/

    I started out with a flock of 5 on April 2016 (my first flock).. and now i'm down to 4.. :(

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  2. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Possibly (Sudden Death Syndrome).Her body can be sent to a local necropsy lab to diagnosis the reason.
     
  3. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    necropsy lab? do you have more information on this ?

    i'm clueless of what to do from here..
     
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  4. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Where do you live?
    I will find a necropsy lab near you.
     
  5. BruceAZ

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  6. MasterOfClucker

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    Its hard to diagnosis the problem without a avian vet.Was she acting up weeks before this?
     
  7. cmarlowdrive

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    I would like more info also, in case I lose my sweet Petunia.
     
  8. BruceAZ

    BruceAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will go in and out of the coop/run on their own so i don't need to check on them that often..

    She was fine when i saw her yesterday


    this place might be closer
    http://www.veterinarypathologyservice.com/

    but they didn't list any price..

    :/ i don't know if Arizona Humane Society can help with this or not since their price is more affordable compare to other vet places..
     
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  9. MasterOfClucker

    MasterOfClucker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    There could be so many reasons why she died.......Age,Weight,Disease

    Sorry i cant help.
     
  10. BruceAZ

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    what should i do with the body ?
     

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