Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup-NYC] sudden chicken death

From: Fada
Sent on: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 12:50 PM
Aww sorry to hear that Hannah. 


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On Mar 27, 2013, at 12:05 PM, Hannah Kirshner <[address removed]> wrote:

I'm looking for a little advice.

I found one of my hens dead in the coop this morning with no obvious reason. I'm wondering if anyone has advice about determining why she might have died. Also, as a country girl, I'm used to burying dead pets; what am I supposed to do in the city?

I have one suspicion about her cause of death. I saw a dead rat in the yard after they had been roaming free yesterday, and if she pecked at it she may have consumed poison. Is there a reasonably way to get/do a chicken autopsy?



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