When a bird suffers and is lost, everyone in this community can relate and genuinely offers their sympathy. I am so sorry that this happened....it was heartbreaking, for sure. Turn your attention now to discovering the cause and protecting your flock. Animals are a joy...but with that, there is also heartache. Sorry for your loss.sorry for the confusing rambling i was just worried
well ive never done that i have always buried my birds and to imagine them being cut up makes me sad but if you think i should i willVery sorry for your loss. Are you planning on getting a necropsy to find out whaybwas wrong with her? How long had she been with your? When you get different age chickens from multiple owners, you can unkowingly bring in diseases that may be hidden until stress causes an outbreak. And, just like that, the new ones may be exposed to something in your flock that may make them sick. Incubation times vary with most common diseases from a couple of days to several weeks.
weird question but what do they do with well the rest of the chicken after a necropsy?Contact your state vet to get a necropsy and keep the body cool but not frozen. Her eis a link for state poultry vets:
Poultry Veterinarians, Poultry Diagnostic Labs, Common Poultry Diseases & Health Issues, Common Health Problems in Waterfowl | Goose, Duck, Chicken, Game Bird Hatchery | Metzer Farms, CaliforniaWaterfowl and poultry are generally healthy, but if they develop a health problem like Angel Wing, Bumblefoot, Egg Bound, Eye Problems, Spraddle Leg, we can provide a list of state veterinary laboratories, where the practicing veterinarians who work exclusively with poultry and livestock can...www.metzerfarms.com