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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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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  7. wenlo

    wenlo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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

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  9. Dogfish

    Dogfish Rube Goldberg incarnate

    Mar 17, 2010
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    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.

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    I am sorry for your loss.
     

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