I've lost Chipmunk

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Cats Critters, May 23, 2011.

  1. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    As some of you might of read my main rooster Chipmunk had lost sight in one eye and had dropped to the bottom of the pecking order.
    and he had been going out in the evening while everyone was getting on the roosts. Recently I've been having problems with predators and last night, he disappeared. And he did not show up today either, I'm pretty sure something got him. Good-bye my pretty, most expensive rooster. [​IMG]

    At 8wks:
    One year:
    A few months ago at age 3:
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Handsome! Sorry he is gone.
  3. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm so sorry, it's such a sad story. [​IMG]
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I am so sorry for your loss.
  5. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    So very sorry [​IMG]
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
  7. DebiSmith

    DebiSmith Out Of The Brooder

    May 7, 2011
    He was gorgeous! We just lost a rooster also magnificent...and I know you miss him. You must have large predators to be able to conquer such a formidable roo but I guess if it was at night anything's possible. My sympathies. I am in the minority at my house concerning roos because I try to rehabilitate them when they're naughty, but the actual owners deal with them the old fashioned, non-huggy way and I don't have much say about it. Oh well, you know your guy had a great life while you could give him one. Better days ahead![​IMG]
  8. kla37

    kla37 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 18, 2010
    Hillsborough, NC USA
    [​IMG] He certainly was a beauty. So sorry for your loss!
  9. QuailQT

    QuailQT Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 23, 2009
    NW PA
    Aw, he was gorgeous! So sorry that he's dissappeared.
    I'll keep my fingers crossed [​IMG] and hope that he returns. [​IMG]
  10. stargazingmommy

    stargazingmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 19, 2011
    oh what a pretty boy...I'm sorry [​IMG]

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