Hi I purchased four new hens from a poultry auction back in October last year, they all appeared fit and healthy, after about a month a few of the hens started sneezing, I went to vets he gave me powder to put in water, they all appeared to get over the cold, but over the last few months the hens have been dying at a rate of about one every six weeks, no obvious signs of anything wrong until you find it dead. My latest victim was this morning, the only sign was she looked a bit lethargic. Wattle pink in colour, was eating and drinking, poo couldn"t say as in with my two remaining hens and cockeral. Have completely disinfected hen house with jeys fluid.
Dont know what it could be any help would be appreciated
New hens when purchased were point of lay, my two remaining hens are ex battery hens
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