I hit an all time low tonight.. but am getting better!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Bammony, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Bammony

    Bammony Red-dress-less

    Aug 15, 2008
    Salina, Utah
    My 9 year old left the coop door open tonight and while we were out of town the dogs got into the coop and killed all my chickens. I have been raising chickens for 8 yrs and have had this happen before, but it's really hittin me hard this time. We've had a very hard year this past year and have had to face trials that I never could've imagined existed. I just can't do anymore. I'm so emotionally tired.
    I know we'll never be presented with more than we can handle, but I think someone overestimated me this time. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2010
  2. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    [​IMG] I am so sorry. I wish I could say some magic words to make you feel better. [​IMG]
  3. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southern California
    Oh my word, I am so sorry for your loss and the times you are going through. [​IMG]
  4. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
    [​IMG] I'm so sorry! It's okay to take a break for a while. Give yourself some time to just not have to worry about one more thing. Your coop will be there whenever you're ready to get more.
    [​IMG] to your child too.
  5. The Chicken People

    The Chicken People Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 4, 2009
    Smithville, Mo
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  6. Enchanted Sunrise Farms

    Enchanted Sunrise Farms Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 26, 2007
    Fair Oaks, California
    i'm so sorry! [​IMG] i don't know what to say except things will get better and you will get through this, even though it may not feel like it now. Anyhow, so very sorry again. [​IMG]
  7. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    So sorry Bammony. That's rough.

  8. Louieandthecrew

    Louieandthecrew I am actually a female!

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] I'm so sorry!
  9. Bammony

    Bammony Red-dress-less

    Aug 15, 2008
    Salina, Utah
    These chickens were more than just chickens to me, they were a source of hope for a small income by selling their hatching eggs. Both myself and my husband (who CAN'T work) are unemployed and together we have custody of our 8 kids. My husband and myself both have ex's that work but neither pay any child support, so spare money is scarce. I'm real worried now. The $20 I could get from eggs isn't a fortune but it kept our lights on. This trial is gonna be a tough one..

    I'll try to sell my art and see what happens. Wish me luck, for my family's sake!
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2010
  10. Cleebee

    Cleebee Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 30, 2009
    Aurora, CO
    I'm so sorry Bammony. I understand that feeling of everything being hard and then something like that happens. Sending you hope and miracles.
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2010

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