Agh!! Lost another chicken today :'(

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by the Precious Ladies, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. the Precious Ladies

    the Precious Ladies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw man so Im a mess right now [​IMG] I recently ( in the past hour) lost my 6th chicken this year. I am a chicken owner who grows very attached to them because they are like pets to me. Ivy was a speckled sussex and was my *favorite* chicken. She would always follow me around and stand there until I picked her up, and would follow me into the house if I'd left the door open. My mom thinks my little seven year old brother accidentaly killed her- but he said a hawk got her. This sucks majorly. [​IMG]
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Sorry about your loss and time for your brother to stop messing with the chickens!
     
  3. mallory2013

    mallory2013 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aw I am so sorry! I lost three of my chickens (out of 11) around a month ago. One of them was my favorite, a blue cochin rooster named Swisher. I was so upset (and still am!). I'm still not totally sure what got them, but it looked like a dog attack. I hope you feel better! I know how tough it is! [​IMG]
     
  4. NorthestGeorgia14

    NorthestGeorgia14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry. She might come back my granddad keep most of his hens out side and she might come back tomorrow to eat.
     
  5. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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    So do you have a plan to keep them safer ?? that is the question.
     
  6. mrpekinduck

    mrpekinduck Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry about your little brother you can start putting childproof lock on the hen house. [​IMG]
     
  7. SteveBaz

    SteveBaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry to her about your girl. I just this week lost 5 girls and I am still upset about what happened. [​IMG]
     

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