Bad News... :(

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by Crayonsmom, Jun 10, 2011.

  1. Crayonsmom

    Crayonsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today is a very sad day... After I rode my horse I went out to visit the three ducks I hatched; Dave, Haystack, and Scuttle. And something wasn't right. First of all, Haystack was out of the enclosure, laying next to the fence. Scuttle was next to him on the other side of the fence. Then I started thinking "Where's Dave?!" I think I actually said it out loud. I picked up Scuttle with a sinking feeling in my heart and started looking for Dave. I soon found her, but it wasn't a happy reunion. Something killed my littlest duck, dragged her to the other end of their enclosure, and just left the body. [​IMG] I've never felt so bad about the death of one of my ducks before. It's not the same without her, and I have to say she was my favorite of them all. And now I noticed that Scuttle is limping and has a small wound under her wing. They're locked inside for the night and we're going to secure the area some more. But I don't know how to make myself feel better. [​IMG]

    But here's to Dave; a duck with the wrong gender name, a duck that always had the silliest expression, and never seemed to grow much. The cutest little duck I've ever known.

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    I'll miss you little duck. [​IMG]
     
  2. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    [​IMG] I am sooo sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  3. Keene's coop

    Keene's coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. BookWorm243

    BookWorm243 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry [​IMG] [​IMG] She was such a cutie [​IMG]
     
  5. DuckLover2399

    DuckLover2399 Avian American

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    Aww i am so srry:hugs go get urself a new duckie to cheer you up some
     
  6. Crayonsmom

    Crayonsmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for your sympathy everyone.

    I do have 12 eggs in the incubator. I've been wanting some Runners for awhile. But Dave was one of the first ducks I hatched. I really can't believe she's not going to be outside with her brother and sister anymore. I loved that little duckie so much. Poor thing. [​IMG]
     
  7. jojo@rolling acres farm

    [email protected] acres farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so very sorry...sending good wishes your way.
     
  8. WatWasIThinking!!!

    WatWasIThinking!!! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] so sorry for your loss.
     
  9. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:I understand how you feel...I have lost a dog before and it tore me up! It wasn't the same without her, but it gets easier with time..so sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  10. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your duck. Feel better. [​IMG]
     

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