lost a chick last night :(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by searodent, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. searodent

    searodent Out Of The Brooder

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    last night, my almost 4 year old son got into the brooder box and knocked over one of the perches, one of my silkie chicks, (4 week old buff) was hit by it and passed away quickly after. my son was tramatized as well as my 8 year old daughter. they had named the chick "Tiny" as when we got "him" he was the smallest of eight. we told my son that it was an accident and not his fault. im just feeling bummed now as this is my very first set of chicks ever and i had not lost any, all are very healthy.
     
  2. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    this is why i dont have kids
     
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  3. robinaggie

    robinaggie Flew the Coop

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    I'm so sorry. Your loss is compounded by your son's feelings of guilt. Accidents happen. I hope you all feel better soon.
     
  4. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was just kidding but i guess it's not very funny to kid about...
    i apologize
    i hope you all feel better soon

    jenny
     
  5. searodent

    searodent Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you,

    cherry chicken you dont have to apologize, i was not offended.

    christine
     
  6. Kessidy

    Kessidy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry. That is rough.

    I had a chick pass away at 4 weeks and it was horrid.
     
  7. cherrychicken

    cherrychicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    yah, i had a little blue cochin for about two weeks it was so sad to find my little baby bluebell's head underneath the food bowl! sniffle tear [​IMG]
     
  8. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

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  9. searodent

    searodent Out Of The Brooder

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    thank you everyone
     
  10. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I am so sorry for your loss. It is so sad that the accident happened just keep reassuring your son that it was not his fault. I wish you all the best on your remaining babies. It is so hard to lose one of your babies.
     

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