Another Loss

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by EggCentric, Feb 17, 2008.

  1. EggCentric

    EggCentric Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ball Ground, Ga
    We lost a brown leghorn hen yesterday. Have no idea what happened, she just dissapeared. She was an escape artist, (our chickens are kept in an enclosed run) I knew it was inevitable that something would happen to her, but that doesn't make it any easier.
  2. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Awww, im so very sorry. Maybe she is just hideing?
  3. Cuban Longtails

    Cuban Longtails Flock Mistress

    Sep 20, 2007
    Northeast Texas
    I don't count any pullet or hen gone unless I find the body or a month has passed.
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I hope you find her hiding somewhere
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I cocur with the rest of the flock. [​IMG]
  6. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    *absolutely don't give up hope unless you have Euidence! Chook is ALWAYS 'disapeering' and I ALWAYS freak out. 2 days ago she went missing and I actually called a cop!! (Dumby me). FOUND 4 HOURS LATER SLEEPING UNDER A NEIGHBOR'S CAMPER!!
    Last edited: Feb 17, 2008
  7. EggCentric

    EggCentric Songster

    Sep 14, 2007
    Ball Ground, Ga
    Well, I was rather hopeful that I didn't find any piles of feathers or anything. I'll update if she turns back up. Thanks for the cheering words [​IMG]
  8. bossynbella

    bossynbella Songster

    Aug 11, 2007
    Don't count her off yet. When we were first given a group of 4 yr old bantams I didn't realize they could fly over our fence and was going to catch and pet them to tame them like I did our Red sex link hens. Needless to say when I went to grab one it flew over our fence I went after it which only made her fly all the way up the hill in the cow pasture. She is White and I figured she was gone for sure. I would say it was 2 months or more later that I noticed we had two white bantam hens again. She must of caught up with them while they where out one day and we didn't even notice.

    Hopefully she will come back!
  9. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    I am sorry your Houdini chicken vanished, hopefully she will magically re-appear!!

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