HELP LOST BABY CHICKEN

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by FatBurrito, Jun 16, 2017.

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  1. FatBurrito

    FatBurrito Out Of The Brooder

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    We never let our about 3-6?8? week old chickens out because one escaped somehow and we never found her.I felt so bad for them that while my mom was gardening I told her to let them out and put them back in later.She couldn't get them in and just left them out with the entrance to their cool open at night and the next morning only one was back in the coop and the other was nowhere to be found! What do we do?!?! How do we find them
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    So many questions go through my mind---why were they not checked on about dark or with a flash light after dark? They are just babies, they do not know what to do----and without a Mom---you are their mom. If they did not show back up all day( did you do a serious search for them today) they were probably got by a predator.
     
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  3. FatBurrito

    FatBurrito Out Of The Brooder

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    Their mother died just a few weeks ago and both me and my mother were sick and we did seriously search today.
     
  4. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    So Mom got sick after she worked in the garden---Sorry. Some one should have checked on them before dark yesterday to make sure they were back in their coop.
     
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  5. FatBurrito

    FatBurrito Out Of The Brooder

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    I just really need to find the baby.It most likely escaped in the morning after the night cause that's what they do_Our chicks know where their coops is but not their home.Our neighbors are all nice,maybe one took it in? But I don't know what to do and it's already night
     
  6. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    I hope you find them, Or is it one?? Sorry for the Chick/s. Finished
     
  7. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sadly do not think your ever going to find her I have gut feeling that she was got by a predator. How many chickens do you have currently
     
  8. FatBurrito

    FatBurrito Out Of The Brooder

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    I have 4 big chickens and two baby chicks now.One escaped.The baby chick was quite big already.It wasn't a baby
     
  9. FatBurrito

    FatBurrito Out Of The Brooder

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    And we are not giving up hope
     
  10. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm glad hope you find your chicken but don't ever leave them unprotected at night
     
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