Goodbye, My Sweet Oreo

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Chickaroo!, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. Chickaroo!

    Chickaroo! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Today, at 1:00pm I found my sweet Oreo laying on her side in her run, dead. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    This is the first time I've ever had chickens and the my first experience with one passing. I don't know what happened. I let all of them out this moring and she was the first one out of the coop. Her comb & wattles were just a red as could be. I examied her some when I found her and I don't see any signs of an attack, nothing lodged in her mouth. Yesterday, she even laid an egg.
    I will miss seeing her run accross the chicken run everytime she heard me come out of the house. She waddled when she ran. She was always the most "talkative".

    Goodbye, my sweet Oreo
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  2. GAhen

    GAhen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry.....
     
  3. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    I'm so sorry for your loss of Oreo
     
  4. hypnofrogstevie

    hypnofrogstevie chick magnet

    Jul 12, 2007
    Newton NJ
    I am really sorry that has happened. my moms rooster died in his sleep. No attacks no nothing.
     
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2008
  5. Lunachick

    Lunachick Chicken Slave

    Mar 19, 2007
    Brick, NJ
    Sorry you lost her. Sometimes that's what they do. Just up and die. You can have a necropsy done to see if she was ill or something. Everyone else OK? Again sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  6. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] Awww, such a pretty hen. Im so sorry!
     
  7. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm so sorry...............RIP sweet Oreo.
    JJ
     
  8. greeneggsandham

    greeneggsandham Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry for your loss. She was very nice looking hen.
     
  9. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    Sorry to hear that.[​IMG]
     
  10. Bawkadoodledoo

    Bawkadoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 4, 2008
    Central MA
    she's in the great scratch bag in the sky now.she lived a good life,so much better than if her soul hatched as a chick destined for egg battery.
     

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