Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by 2mnypets, Oct 29, 2007.

  1. 2mnypets

    2mnypets Songster

    Apr 11, 2007
    Galesburg, IL.
    Last Thursday October 18th, Rootbeer disappeared. My husband was on vacation, and was working in the yard that day instead of hunting. Everybody was free ranging and enjoying themselves. We're still not sure if my sweet, simple minded pullet just wandered off or if a hawk or opposum got her. We could not find one feather from her on the ground. My poor husband remembers nothing standing out that day either. I was holding out to hope before I mentioned this here, but it is now the 22nd of October and we've had some cold nights. I now know that she won't be back. So, this little thread is dedicated to my sweet lil girl. Rest in peace sweet one.








  2. thndrdancr

    thndrdancr Songster

    Mar 30, 2007
    Belleville, Kansas
    Omigosh, I am so sorry to hear that. I have been following Rootbeer's progress and story since you (hubby) brought her inside and decided to keep her as a house chicken. I really have no words, but my tears are flowing for you.
    Hugs to you and hubby and fam.
  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Crowing

    I'm so sorry to hear about Rootbeer. [​IMG]
  4. chicknmania

    chicknmania Crowing

    Jan 26, 2007
    central Ohio
    What a cutie, and how sad. fyi, last May I started a "memorials" thread, for everyone who wants to remember a special someone of any kind, pet, or even people. I did it for my Whitey roo, but have added a few others. We just had four chickens dissapear without a trace, too...we suspect a hawk except in the case of might be setting, and one we know had some chronic health problems and we think she may've just taken a turn for the worse...but she was a favorite, and I will remember her there....
  5. bayouchica

    bayouchica Songster

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    [​IMG] What a pretty pullet. I'm so sorry.
  6. JenniferJoIN

    JenniferJoIN Songster

    Sep 10, 2007
    Southern Indiana
    I'm sorry about Rootbeer. She was beautiful!
  7. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    I'm so sorry about Rootbeer. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 29, 2007
  8. Chellester

    Chellester Songster

    Jun 22, 2007
    Nor Cal
    I don't want to give you false hope, but if Rootbeer is laying age, she could have started a clutch of eggs somewhere you didn't know about and started sitting on them. I know this is a longshot, but it is a possibility.
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Poor Rootbeer...[​IMG]
  10. lfoose

    lfoose Songster

    Oct 1, 2007
    Medina, OH
    I'm sorry to hear about Rootbeer. She was a cutie.

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