Buffy is gone

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by stewie's mom, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. stewie's mom

    stewie's mom Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 6, 2009
    I lost my little Buffy today after a 7 month battle with various problems. I held her in my arms when she passed. She looked me right in the eye as if to say "what's happening mom?"....and then she was gone.
    I think, if I had known how attached I would have gotten to these little creatures,...then, I may have never started down this road.
    I got these girls 2-1/2 years ago for eggs and "sort of" for pets...now, they are my "kids", my "little girls"......and they are breaking my heart.....
    Enjoy Heaven, Buff.....
  2. chickencrazy888

    chickencrazy888 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 6, 2012
    So sorry you lost your sweet Buffy. I too never realized how much chickens worm their way into your heart. Truly sorry for your loss.
  3. kian

    kian Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2012
    Lancaster, CA
    I'm so sorry. It happened to me recently and it is so sad. I was surprised at how attached I became. I hope you feel better soon.
  4. cowcreekgeek

    cowcreekgeek Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 14, 2012
    Hurricane, WV
    I nearly envy those that love their own so much, 'til I witness their pain at times like this ...

    I'm sorry, for what you're forced to endure, and that this suffering is causing you to question the very thing that has brought you so much joy.

    I do love having chickens, but refuse to allow them to individually peck their way too deeply into my heart. I guard myself w/ the knowledge that chickens are fragile and temporary, so that the flocks they form can more easily recover and quickly adapt; that God, by His very design, chooses which is/isn't to survive.
  5. stewie's mom

    stewie's mom Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 6, 2009
    Thank-you for the kind words and wisdom. It really has helped...
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hi, stewies mom. Sorry to hear about your loss - I have a favorite hen named Buffy so that struck a chord with me. Hang in there!! [​IMG]
  7. ariconnie48

    ariconnie48 Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 24, 2012
    Chicken Land
    [​IMG][​IMG]Im so sorry about Buffy. I remember when my new Hampshire red, Feathers died.[​IMG][​IMG]
  8. Coralee

    Coralee Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 23, 2012
    Woodbine Georgia
    Sorry to hear about your dear Buffy. It is always so sad when we lose a friend, whether they wear feathers or fur or neither. But I myself would rather love and lose than not to have loved at all. I have had a house chicken, and have "just egg" chickens, and after a while they all manage to roost in my heart.
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  9. stewie's mom

    stewie's mom Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 6, 2009
    Thank-you all,
    I miss her a lot. She was my favorite.....Why is it that we lose our favorites? ...murphy's law or something???
    When I check on the girls at night, I still tell Buffy goodnight too.
    I am determined to not make any of my four that I have left, my "favorite"....

    Thank-you all for your kind words...it is nice to know that others really do love their chickens too...
  10. brahmakid13

    brahmakid13 Chillin' With My Peeps

    My Buffy broke her neck from loosing her balance and falling. She would say her name, she was really calm, and loving, and she was a buff brahma hen. So sorry for your loss.

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