Chicken gone in an instant POOF

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by tiki244, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    What could have happened? I cant find her anywhere, I looked in all the bushes! I have been over the yard 4 times. No feathers, no noises, and she isnt laying right now. I am very concerned because I do have neighbors and I dont want any of them finding her. I was only inside for 5 minutes and came back out . All the chickens were there except for her. Oh my.
     
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    Do you have hawks around? It only takes a moment for them to swoop down and carry them off.
     
  3. augiedranch

    augiedranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im sorry. thats awful!
    but,, i lost a rir three month old roo one time almost the whole day. i looked and looked and finally came to the conclusion he was gone for good.. hawk.. something.. well, low and behold, at the time for me to close the coop,, he was in there! [​IMG]

    i hope u find ur little one
     
  4. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    I am so happy! I went out again and did another search and found she had broken into the old coop that I used to keep them in. [​IMG] She is with all the little ones right now. [​IMG]
     
  5. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    Thanks Katy and Augie dranch WHWEW I was just sick too. Oh I am so happy now. I think I spent about 2 hours looking for her too. She sure can hide when she wants to.
     
  6. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] yeah augiedranch low and behold



    30 lashes with a wet noodle and green tea for supper for her tonight [​IMG]
     
  7. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    I am so happy for you. I worry about hawks and was worried that happened to you. [​IMG]
     
  8. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Whew! I'm so happy you found her! [​IMG]
     
  9. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

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    Glad you found her! Little stinker! She was with the little ones??? She must be a good mama [​IMG]
     
  10. tiki244

    tiki244 Flock Mistress

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    O thank you everybody. Yes she is always going broody on me, that was the other thought I had was if there was a pile of eggs someplace I didnt know about.
     

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