I found my "Lost" Hen Goldie Today!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by BunnyMomma, Sep 16, 2011.

  1. BunnyMomma

    BunnyMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 17, 2010
    Olin, North Carolina
    My buff orpington Goldie, had been missing for several days. I was certian a fox had swiped her or a coyote. My neighbor and I searched the small wooded area between our houses and found her. She was sitting on a nest she had made on the ground and had 20 eggs under her big fluffy butt! We moved her and the eggs back to the henhouse. I am so excited. She has been hangin' out with my big Light Brahma, "Bozo Rudy" I wonder what LB and Buff Orp mix chicks look like? Does anyone have any?
    I'll post pics of the chicks when they hatch! [​IMG] X20
  2. AngelzFyre

    AngelzFyre Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 18, 2007
    Pell City, Alabama
    Your post made my day!!!!!!!! How awesome that you not only found her, but that she was sitting on all those eggs!
    Happy Happy Ending! Love it! [​IMG]
  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2010
    Congress, AZ
    My Coop
    Great News!!
  4. navychick

    navychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2011
    What a great story!
  5. KandiandJerry

    KandiandJerry Chillin' With My Peeps

    That is GREAT!!!! I bet you were jumping for joy....I would have been.....
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2011
  6. BunnyMomma

    BunnyMomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 17, 2010
    Olin, North Carolina
    I was elated! She is a really sweet bird. She visits my neighbors yard every day and their baby grandson loves to see Rudy and Goldie scratching around the yard next to the garden. They feed their garden extras to my chickens. When she turned up "missing" we were so afraid one of the coyotes had carried her off. I wish you could have seen the look on my face when I picked her up and saw those eggs! My neighbor thought Goldie was dead. I told her Nope, she's just broody! She looked like a big, golden, baby blanket laying in the woods. These chickens are just spoiled rotten! I can't wait to see the babies.
    It's never a dull moment around here.
    [​IMG] Bunny!
    Last edited: Sep 16, 2011
  7. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    I'm glad you found her! [​IMG]
  8. fshinggrl

    fshinggrl Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 1, 2009
    the edge of insanity
    Glad you found her! [​IMG]
  9. flowergirl60

    flowergirl60 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2011
    Austin Tx
    Oh what a great story. Can't wait to see pics of the babies and Momma too.[​IMG]
  10. BasicallyHeather

    BasicallyHeather Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2011
    Lowellville, Ohio
    Yay!! I love happy endings! Sounds like Goldie will be a great mama. Make sure that you post pics when the eggs hatch! [​IMG]

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