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Accidently killed my favorite pet chicken today...

Discussion in 'Meat Birds ETC' started by wenlo, Apr 7, 2011.

  1. wenlo

    wenlo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2010
    It was awful. She stuck her little chickeny neck between the fence gate as I was closing it. So sad. All three of my kids were there as well.
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    [​IMG] So sorry! [​IMG]
  3. PatS

    PatS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 28, 2009
    Northern Califonia
    Oh, that is so sad! My little sweeties get underfoot and I have come so close to doing almost exactly the same thing! I am sorry for you and your kids!
  4. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
  5. wenlo

    wenlo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2010
    Thanks! I am sad, but we did go ahead and process her. It felt more honorable than throwing her in the trash. She was such a sweet chicken. She's in the fridge. RIP little nugget...
    Last edited: Apr 7, 2011
  6. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

  7. wenlo

    wenlo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2010
    The funny thing is after growing up in 4-H, I really did just want a few little urban pets for eggs. I had no intentions of using my birds for the dinner table. Tomorrow we will say a special toast at dinner.
  8. Philidelphia Eagles

    Philidelphia Eagles Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 7, 2011
  9. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
    Western Washington
    Quote:We always give a toast to our birds. Good on you. The kids will appreciate that.
  10. BorderKelpie

    BorderKelpie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 1, 2009
    outside Dallas
    As a little gratitude prayer for Nugget:

    May she nurish and fill your bodies with her life as she filled your spirit with joy during her life.

    Live long in spirit, Nugget.


    I am sorry for your loss.

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