Another Sad day....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by justusnak, Jun 9, 2007.

  1. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    Some of you remember me posting about the little duckling....Miracle. Her mother kicked the egg out of the nest, and I thought it was I peeled the shell, to see what :would have been" well, she took a breath, and I ran her inside and ran warm water over her, to get her body temp back up. She has been doing fine. Peeping to me, giving me kisses...following me around the yard, and sleeping on the back of my neck...under my I was her momma.
    Well, this morning I took her outside, and put her in a wire cage, so I could clean her brooder. She was there alone for less than 30 seconds...when my dog got her. I am so torn up....I cant stop little Miracle is gone. I was SO STUPID to leave her there alone. I didnt think the dog could get her. I just turned around, and he got her. STUPID DOG! STUPID ME! It hurts so much...she was my little baby...and now she is gone. [​IMG]
  2. Motherhenandflock

    Motherhenandflock Songster

    May 17, 2007
    Southeast Idaho
    Oh, bless your heart! I am so sorry this happened! [​IMG]
    I will be praying for you.
  3. Hotwings

    Hotwings Songster

    Jan 27, 2007
    southwestern Michigan
    It is twice as sad when you take the time and try and save one. Don't feel bad about your stupidity, we all do things and then later regret that we didn't think. It is only through these trials and errors we learn. Please accept my sympathies on your loss of little duckling.
  4. jimnjay

    jimnjay Songster

    Jan 11, 2007
    Bryant Alabama
    Double d@@&^m dogs. I love them but so many of my bad chicken experiences involve dogs. I am so sorry about your little Miracle. Sad, Sad Day. I hope you feel better soon.
  5. crazylilchick

    crazylilchick Chirping

    Mar 31, 2007
    Sooooo sorry for your loss. I just recently had a bad experience and injured one of my chickens I'm not sure if she is going to live. The guilt just wants to swallow you whole. Such a awful feeling. You have my sympathy. So sorry this has happened to you.
  6. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Oh no [​IMG] Deb, I'm sooo sorry for your loss..... [​IMG] That's terrible, I don't know what else to say.. but we're here for ya. :aww
    Take care,Miriam
  7. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I'm so so sorry for your loss...[​IMG]
  8. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

    Mar 30, 2007
    Belleville, Kansas
    I am so terribly sorry, now I am crying now as well, had followed your story of lil Miracle.
    So so sorry for your loss.
  9. Cheri

    Cheri Songster

    May 6, 2007
    Dayton, TX
    O honey. Im so sorry.
  10. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    [​IMG] I am so sorry to hear sorry.......... I have had things like that happen.and beat myself up.......we all make mistakes.never thinking something bad will happen.......don't beat yourself up so bad.......... [​IMG]

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