Goldilocks cannot walk~ shes 17/!Update. She's gone to Heaven.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by bantymum, Jul 14, 2008.

  1. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi all, sad news
    Dear little goldilocks cant walk.
    She was lying down under a tree yesterday so i picked her up and brought her inside.
    She slept inside in the warmth.
    Shes eating and drinking from a cup however for some reason her legs cannot hold her up.
    when i place her up on the grass, she topples over and falls down frontways.
    My car is being fixed, handbrake is stuck on.
    I want to get her to a vet asap.
    Wish her luck friends!!
    Helen
     
    Last edited: Jul 23, 2008
  2. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    praying for Goldilocks, awwww!!! [​IMG]
     
  3. Yanna

    Yanna Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goodness!

    Please update us on your dear old girl as you're able.

    Keeping both of you in my thoughts.
     
  4. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Is she a kitty or doggy? I'll keep her in my prayers regardless.
     
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Goldi is a chicken! She even has been laying an occasional egg, too. Sorry about your girl, Bantymum. She's very special and has had excellent care, obviously.
     
  6. Peaguy

    Peaguy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Goldilocks is her hen which is now 17 years old!!!
    I forget what breed she is but she has really been doing well and still going strong at 17 (I guess, up until now) quite amazing for a hen!
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Helen, and with Goldilocks!
    I know you must be devestated at this development!
     
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2008
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Oh Helen, prayers for your dear goldilocks. Let us know what the vet says!
     
  8. bantymum

    bantymum Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thankyou, its really hard to try and help her when she cant stand up. I have her outside with her friends on a nice blanket so she is warm in the sun.
    Yesterday "Blackie" the Australorp helped her when I put a pile of mince down on the grass, Goldilocks munched hers then when she couldnt reach the uneated part dear little blackie passed her some.
    It was beautiful to watch.
    They all love Goldie.
    I will try my darndest to get her back on her feet.
     
  9. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    My very best wishes for your dear Goldie. I'm so sorry she's having troubles. Your tender care is no doubt giving her much comfort. How beautiful, Blackie helping her. [​IMG]

    JJ
     
  10. Jolyn

    Jolyn Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2008
    Northern California
    Wow a 17 year old chicken? That is amazing. I'm sorry i didn't know.
     

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