Little lost Peep

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by taprock, May 28, 2011.

  1. taprock

    taprock Songster

    Nov 1, 2010
    Northern L.P. Michigan
    Yesterday I lost my favorite hen - Peep who is a WCB Polish. I posted in the Predators section because I was sure something got her. The chicken free range and I noticed she went missing about 10 am. I spent all day looking for her. She is the perfect girl, can't see a thing - has a beautiful crest, but answers to her name and will run all the way across the yard to be held by me. Needless to say I was a mess. I ended the day with my mom walking most of our 22 acres with me calling for Peep. I felt horribly guilty about not knowing what happened to her. We were busy running today so all the chickens stayed in the yard. I got back from a graduation party about 5:30 tonight and there she was pecking around the door to the chicken coop and yard. I am amazed she survived! We have had wind, rain plus we have seen coyote, fox, raccoon, hawk, owl, smelled skunk and have neighbors dogs running around. I still don't know where she was. She has been acting broody lately - but sits around on an empty nest. I'm just glad to have her back.
  2. Tina D

    Tina D Songster

    Sep 2, 2010
    Dutchess County, NY

    Yay!! I'm so glad she is OK.
  3. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    So glad she came home safe.......
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    You found her! Made my day!
  5. equinehugger3

    equinehugger3 Crowing

    Apr 14, 2010
    OMG! So happy for you! Nothing feels better than finding a lost chook, especially one like Peep:)
  6. benjoycei

    benjoycei Songster

    Mar 4, 2011
    Quote:ditto [​IMG]
  7. zengrrl

    zengrrl Songster

    Mar 25, 2011
    Oakland County, MI
    Whew - so many bad endings a good ending is well overdue! I have a polish baby who is the same way with me. My little sidekick.
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

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