Lost 3 of 4 Buff Orp Chicks in one day :-(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by LisaJean, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. LisaJean

    LisaJean Songster

    Hi all,

    The other day we had a drenching rainstorm. When I went out later to feed and check on the flock, I found that three of my four little bitty Buff Orpingtons had died, apparently drowned. They had shelter, but I guess it wasn't enough. I am heartsick.

    I guess from now on, little bittys must be kept inside until they are bigger, and less fragile. I've had a real bad time with this batch of chicks. From 8 I am down to 4, in just a week or so's time.
  2. loralei

    loralei Songster

    Jun 4, 2009
    New Caney, Texas
    I'm terribly sorry for your losses! I'm glad you posted though. I'm fixin to put my lil' girls outside and now I will be extra cautious when it comes to rain storms.

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