Im chickenless

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Malbri, Jan 12, 2008.

  1. Malbri

    Malbri Songster

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    Well, as many of you know, I just joined 2 days ago, and im already chickenless. My last chicken of the 4 we bought when I was in about 2nd grade passed away.

    R.I.P Clementine
     
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2008
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Sorry to hear of your loss. [​IMG]
    How long did you have her?
     
  3. Malbri

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    about 8 years. Is this normal?
     
  4. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

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    That's a very long time, a great long life for a laying hen! You must have really taken very good care of your chickens.
    I'm sorry she passed away. [​IMG]
    Are you thinking of adding chicks?
     
  5. :aww so sorry......glad you had so long with her........
     
  6. Malbri

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    Thanks, we lost two to animals and two to regular deaths. This was her year alone in the cold, so we put up fencing in the nice warm basement for her with a ton of shavings and daily treats, so im sure she died warm, fat and happy.
     
  7. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

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    im sorry [​IMG]
     
  8. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    I'm sorry that you lost your Clementine, but what a long happy life she led.
     
  9. CovenantCreek

    CovenantCreek Chicks Rule!

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    Sorry about your loss. I lost one of mine on New Year's, but I hadn't had Ariel nearly as long as you and Clementine were together. [​IMG]
     
  10. newchickowner

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    Sorry for your loss! I hope you decide to continue having chickens though!
     

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