A death...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by lovinthechickens, Oct 12, 2008.

  1. lovinthechickens

    lovinthechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2008
    northern SD county, CA
    My duarf chick died. She was an aracauna mut.

    I believe she was 2.5 months, but still day old sized. She was fully feathered and looked just like a mini hen.
    All of her sisters were growing like weeds, but she stayed the same size since hatching.

    She was trampled yesterday. Even though she had shelter to hide in(a milk crate turned upside down) she was out drinking water, and someone stepped all over her.

    R.I.P my Julia Moose [​IMG]
  2. Akane

    Akane Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 15, 2008
    I had a button quail recently like that. Several weeks later it was still the same size it hatched while the others grew like crazy. It even lived long enough to mostly feather but despite being seperated to avoid being trampled and give it a chance at getting food and water it still randomly died one night. I would bet odds are there is something internally wrong with them if they never grow any and they won't survive even if you take precautions.
  3. yellowdragon

    yellowdragon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Springville, Indiana
    This has happened to my mom. The chicks not growing. They all die, And we can't figure out why
  4. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    IM so sorry to hear of your loss. Those little ones for some reason just fail to thrive.
  5. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    I'm sorry you lost your baby, it's always so sad when we have a loss...
  6. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    So sad...I'm so sorry...
  7. swtangel321

    swtangel321 ~Crazy Egg Lady~

    Jul 11, 2008
    awwww, so sorry !!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Sometimes in the harsh chicken world babies just dont make it !!!!!
  8. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 17, 2008
    Gainesville, Fl.
    So sorry...sometimes the world of chicks can be cruel. [​IMG]
  9. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    [​IMG] To all who lost their sweet babies. R.I.P.little ones.
  10. lovinthechickens

    lovinthechickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 30, 2008
    northern SD county, CA
    Thanks everyone!

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