Bad bad I forgot my birds existed....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chippylyons, Dec 17, 2013.

  1. Chippylyons

    Chippylyons Just Hatched

    Aug 8, 2013
    So I had a bad morning, including an argument with my SO that led to me rushing out the door for work. When I got home tonight, I went out to lock up the girls and realized that I had not let them out this morning!!! I know that at least one is still ok, because I heard her when I was out there. But I am totally freaking out now! I cannot believe I am capable of forgetting about them and filled with guilt right now. Thank god I don't have kids!!!
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Auto coop door! It will lessen the stress in your life tremendously. I wish I had done it years earlier.
  3. jjackson-7

    jjackson-7 Out Of The Brooder

    Dec 17, 2013
    Horsefly, BC, Canada
    You're being too hard on yourself. One day isn't going to hurt them. The stress you're putting yourself through is worse than them being cooped up for a day! Go out in the morning with their favorite treat and all will be forgiven.[​IMG]
  4. Chippylyons

    Chippylyons Just Hatched

    Aug 8, 2013
    Thanks! Feeling much better now :)
  5. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    If you have some extra rice and something to go in to it or oatmeal
    for them tonight I am sure in time they will come around to forgiving
    you for leaving them in lock down for the day .....


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