Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by ChicknsRock, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Crowing

    Oct 4, 2013
    Rest In Peace Banjo, You Were The Best Chicken I Could Have Asked For. You Will Never Be Forgotten.
    On a sunny May Saturday in 2013, a cute little black-and-yellow chick was hatched by a hen that had wandered from our neighbor's yard and nested under our horse trailer without our knowing it. She grew up with her brother, Rio, and was the sweetest, prettiest barred rock hen I had ever raised.
    Banjo grew up in "Bitty City", the area of chickens where three broods of chicks were being raised. She had lots of fun "climbing" trees and perching on sticks.
    Young Banjo in the pear tree:
    Perching on her stick living in a chicken coop as a older pullet:[​IMG]
    Banjo even enjoyed riding on my shoulder. She was very smart and listened to what I was saying when I talked to her.
    And unfortunately, that fun-loving barred rock mix died February 26, 2014 from being spurred by a rooster.
    She will always be remembered as the sweetest little hen.
  2. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake



    I never even thought that a rooster would ever do that!

    I am so sorry for your loss!
  3. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Crowing

    Oct 4, 2013
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    I am so sorry to hear you lost your baby. It is never easy to lose a feathered friend. [​IMG]

    I hope your heart can heal soon. [​IMG]
  5. aw, RIP poor girl.
    so sorry.
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm very sorry about the loss of your sweet Banjo. [​IMG] She's a real beauty. [​IMG] Barred Rocks are the best. I just lost my sweet Blossom too, a week ago. I'm sure she will always been remembered by you.
  7. ChicknsRock

    ChicknsRock Crowing

    Oct 4, 2013
    Thank you everyone. @b.hromada , [​IMG]
  8. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Awww. Thank you back. Its always nice to see others that love their girls like we do, right? [​IMG]
  9. [​IMG] So sorry. I must say I really liked Banjo when I heard about you talking about her and posting pictures, I was very very sad to hear she passed [​IMG] So sorry for your loss, and I am sure Banjo knew how much you loved her.
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  10. Perfect Polish

    Perfect Polish Songster

    May 29, 2013
    Band Life!
    [​IMG]Im sorry.

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