Attacked by dog. ****UPDATE**We finally went to court

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by purpletree23, Jun 21, 2009.

  1. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

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    Tonight my chickens were attacked by 2 dogs. I had let my girls out of their run because it was getting close to dusk and I was only a few feet away weeding the vegetable garden. Before I knew what was happening each dog was running into the woods with a chicken in its mouth. One somehow escaped. Maybe it was me screaming like a banchee and running after the dogs with a hoe. There was nothing I could do. I rounded up the other girls to lock them in their coop. It took time because they were scared to death. I was just getting everyone locked up and my missing girl came out of the woods. She came right to me but was missing a good part of her tail. I rinsed her off, dried her and applied blood stop powder. After a few applications she finally stopped bleeding. Shes lost a lot of blood. I made her a place in the garage but I don't think she will make it through the night. She is in shock. She finally laid down and is resting. Please say a prayer for her and if God is going to take her I hope he takes her tonight.
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2009
  2. hawtchick

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    OMG!! I am so sorry to hear this. Your girls will be in my prayers tonight.
    Such a sad and devistating thing to go through. [​IMG]
     
  3. kittyacid

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    What is her name? I will add her to my prayer list.
     
  4. Sillystunt

    Sillystunt Master of the Silly

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    That's so horrible! I am sooo sorry [​IMG]
     
  5. Brindlebtch

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    Goodchickiethoughtsgoodchickiethoughtdgoodchickiethoughts.......

    Chickens are so resilient maybe she will suprise you.
     
  6. purpletree23

    purpletree23 Songster

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    We just call her chicken so we don't get too attached but I love her anyway. Thank you for your prayers.
     
  7. kittyacid

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    Okay, I'm praying for purpletree's chicken! [​IMG]
     
  8. tiffanyh

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    Im sure she'll pull through. Chickens can be very hardy!! [​IMG]
     
  9. FisherMOM

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    sorry purpletree.. I will pray for her. I fear this will happen here some day as I let mine free range without a fence to keep dogs out.

    I hope that she will be ok.
     
  10. chickensioux

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    Oh how horrible for you and her. You both are in my thoughts and prayers. If she came back, I have a feeling she will be ok. [​IMG]

    And as an afterthought, make sure she has plenty of water near her if she wants it. Good luck....
     
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