Chicks are dead :(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by tuhraycee, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. tuhraycee

    tuhraycee Out Of The Brooder

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    Sometime this evening, between 4:30-8:30pm, the chick brooder tub got knocked over and our chicks are dead. [​IMG] My husband said they look like they were pecked to death. :'( The chicks were about 6 weeks old and our chickens, free ranging at the time, are almost 5 months old. Not that it matters, but was it likely the chickens that got them? Would they have actively knocked over the brooder tub and pecked them or what?

    I just hate this. [​IMG]
     
  2. S*T*A*R

    S*T*A*R Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO sorry!!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. Lil'ChickFarm

    Lil'ChickFarm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OmG! I am so sad for you. My chicks are in that age range and I can't imagine them getting hurt like that. This chicken business sure has alot of pain mixed in the joys. Hugs to you.[​IMG]
     
  4. monroefamily2000

    monroefamily2000 Out Of The Brooder

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    AWWWW SO SORRY FOR YOU! As for what it might have been [​IMG]

    Again I am SO DORRY!!!!
     
  5. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Quote:If they had access? Yes indeed. As Speckledhen, I believe, reminds us. While many here see them only as huggable pets, they really are dinosaurs. Sorry for your loss.
     
  6. SilkieMomma

    SilkieMomma Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry for your loss... [​IMG]
     
  7. luvinmychickens

    luvinmychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  8. Geckochick

    Geckochick Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm so sorry. How sad....
     
  9. Pookie_Momma

    Pookie_Momma Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry [​IMG], I feel your pain I had 4 beautiful babes and a black silkie that I absolutely adored they were all Murdered but a monster dog [​IMG] My husband made it worse by joking about it and saying is was a criminal minds scene!

    But again I am sooo sorry [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 26, 2011
  10. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm so very sorry.[​IMG]. I'm sure it was the older 5 month old chicks that pecked the babies. It takes a while to integrate.
     

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