I feel bad... :(

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by allanimals21, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 27, 2009
    So today within like 15 minutes one of my silkie chicks (a few months old) fell in the duck pool and drowned! [​IMG] They were all out there and I went into the building and came back out and I saw it floating in the pool. I feel really bad!! I wish I could have prevented it!
  2. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    So sorry! [​IMG]
  3. bird

    bird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2009
    What a bad day...[​IMG]
  4. GwenReaper

    GwenReaper Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 7, 2009
    Memphis, TN
    I did the same thing... [​IMG] I got new silkies and didnt think about the kiddie pool. I even dug it into the ground for my duck, but I think it just made it easier for it to fall in. I pulled up the kiddie pool until the silkies and other chickens get a little bit bigger. i just figured my duck would not mind... I will just get him a girlfriend. [​IMG]
  5. allanimals21

    allanimals21 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 27, 2009
    There was 6 of them until today. This last week was the first week on their own. Momma decided to sit on anther nest. They are so flippin cute. They always seem so busy like something is always going on. They are some of my favs to watch run around the yard.
  6. Laurieks

    Laurieks Where did the time go???

    Aug 14, 2009
    Sonoma County, CA
    So Sorry! [​IMG] Hopefully she's in Silkie heaven right now. [​IMG]

    I lost a nice adult Splash Silkie that way many years ago, she managed to get up into a plastic half barrel (split lengthwise for me by a friend) and couldn't get out. Now all the water deep enough to hurt has bricks in it to give them a leg up, and we check all the water containers twice a day to make sure the level is high enough no one has to jump/fall in to drink. Plus when chicks are out there are pie pans of rocks & water. I hate learning that stuff the hard way =\\ Thank you for sharing, we can all use a reminder to check waters.
  7. Bec

    Bec THE Delaware Blue Hen

    I've been there [​IMG] It is really hard to not feel responsible, but it is not your fault! Accidents happen and now you know. [​IMG]

    I lost a few babies that were out with their momma last summer [​IMG]

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