wild fire smoke death

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by chickenteen, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. chickenteen

    chickenteen Out Of The Brooder

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    Is it possbile for chicks to die of smoke? I have a 30k acre fire 10 miles away can smoke gets so thick with ash that u cant see 1/8 of a mile can it kill baby chicks? this morning after a really bad smoke cover last night one was dead and 2 wherent doing well. Then this afternoon (no smoke all day) they passed away, and the thing is they are inside a barn with only a door facing down wind open so almost no smoke got to them but still they have fresh food and water every morning at 630 hours. so what killed them? aslo i have chickens kept in stablesas u can see on my profile but they are all fine.....a few missing but most are fine,
     
  2. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

    I had smoke and didn't put mine outside till it cleared- I "know" smells can kill birds (bleach?, Teflon? ) and by "know" I mean have heard it as if it is true.

    Sorry for your losses...

    sometimes chicks die for internal issues that we can not see.
     
  3. chickenteen

    chickenteen Out Of The Brooder

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    they where inside the barn due to smoke but a door was left open even then it was pretty clear inside
     

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