I lost my Henry this week.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Ellie_NY_chick, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He was one of my favorites. DH found him on his shelf where he sleeps in the coop when he came home from work. He didn't have any obvious problem. He was healthy and robust, then suddenly... gone.

    I came home from my business trip last night and didn't have the heart to walk out to the coop. I dread walking out this morning and not seeing him. I wish I videotaped him running up the path when I called him. It was so cute - he looked like an old man running.

    He was only six months old. He didn't range outside of the coop unsupervised. He wasn't a "fighter"; he never tussled with the others. All the other birds are fine, so I don't suspect disease, at least not something very contagious. He was one of my healthier birds in terms of being strong.

    Goodbye, sweet little Henry.

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  2. Jessika

    Jessika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for you loss.......[​IMG]
     
  3. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks Jessika - what are you doing up at this hour??!! Yikes!
     
  4. dixiechick

    dixiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    What a beautiful little man--SO sorry for your loss!! [​IMG]
     
  5. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    So sorry, he was very cute.....[​IMG]
     
  6. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm so sorry.........it's especially sad when they're so young....

    RIP sweet Henry.

    JJ
     
  7. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    :aww
     
  8. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys. It's nice that you know how I feel. It's just not the same without him.
     
  9. DDRanch

    DDRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, I am so sorry. It's so hard to lose one. I know you will miss him.
     
  10. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

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    aaawww I am sorry you lost him. He was a beautiful boy.
     
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