Hen died in my arms

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by petlove, Jun 25, 2008.

  1. petlove

    petlove Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I lost one of my barred rock hens this evening. She got her neck caught between two boards in the coop. I heard some commotion in the coop as I went out to check on them. I was able to free her but too late. She must have broken her neck. I held her until she was gone. I laid her on the ground for the others to say their good byes. So sad............[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    So sorry to hear... [​IMG]
     
  3. Siber_AK49

    Siber_AK49 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awwww I am so sorry for your loss [​IMG] I hope your doing okay [​IMG]
     
  4. Omeletta

    Omeletta Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry pet! How dare those chickens worm their way into our hearts?

    Tanya :aww
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  6. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    I am soo sorry you didnt get there just a hair sooner..

    I went outside one morning and I saw one of my chickens hanging by its neck.. it had slipped from sitting on a kids adorondack chair and its head was on one side and its body on the other between the back supports.. I rushed over and she was fine.. I am sooo sorry you didnt get yours..
     
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    :aww Im so sorry for your loss.
     
  8. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    Rest in Peace, Pet's hen...

    So sorry, Pet...:aww
     
  9. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * I'm sad to hear about losing your hen to this accident. They do get themselves into some verx bad situations and sometimes you wind up wondering how any of them survive it. Bless you heart. I know you will miss her. All we can do sometimes is learn, and correct the problems as best we can and mourn our losses and work for better. [​IMG]
     

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