devastated...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Lothiriel, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I'm devastated. Buttercup is gone. She was my big fat BR, everybody's favorite. [​IMG]

    Lament for Buttercup
    Buttercup, O Buttercup, where is your rosy face?
    The softly cooing voice that calms,
    The walk that whispers, "Grace?"
    Buttercup, O Buttercup, come back to me I pray!
    I've had a bower built for you,
    That you may come and play.
    Buttercup, O Buttercup, I wish you were not gone.
    But you are in a better place,
    Beloved of my own.

    ~Lothiriel, on the disappearance of Buttercup
     
  2. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    Thats very sad, sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    :aww I'm so sorry. Hopefully she has a nest somepleace.
     
  4. playswithfowl

    playswithfowl One Earth!

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    I know how you feel. Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  5. Lothiriel

    Lothiriel Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Quote:thanks, but I think she's dead. there was a hawk hanging around yesterday. that's when she disappeared.
     
  6. hensdeliverthegoods

    hensdeliverthegoods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll keep my fingers crossed that Buttercup is still alive and makes it home to you. [​IMG]
     
  7. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'm so sorry! I adore my BR hens, especially my Lexie. [​IMG]
     
  8. Cheekon

    Cheekon Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 26, 2008
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    I'm sorry. [​IMG]

    I hope my BR chicks turn out to be buttercups.
     
  9. countryboy

    countryboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 31, 2007
    sorry for your loss.
     
  10. Rte.66_chicks

    Rte.66_chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for your devastating loss. Your tribute to her is eloquent, and I know that writing it and sharing it brings a small measure of closure and comfort.
     

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