Lost a hen today

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by mtcookie, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. mtcookie

    mtcookie Dances with Chickens

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    I lost one of my marrans today. Looks like her claw got caught on a double layer of chicken wire. I was only gone for an hr and my daughter called to tell me. She was fine when I left.

    Poor girl must have tried so hard her heart stopped
     
  2. cindy99

    cindy99 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sorry to hear it [​IMG]
     
  3. mercedes

    mercedes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry to hear about your girl:hugs
     
  4. JoAnn_WI_4-H_Mom

    JoAnn_WI_4-H_Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry.
     
  5. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I came home from work a few weeks ago and found one of my Welsummers (only had two) dead, caught under a double roll of fencing where it curled back on itself. Same scenario, I think; she must have tried so hard to get out and just panicked. I felt so awful. I also took care of that odd bit of fencing curl there, so it won't happen to any other chicken!

    ...of course, they can find their own ways to get caught on things...

    So sorry to hear about your loss - I know how you feel!!
     
  6. homeycow

    homeycow Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry for your loss.
     
  7. OrloffTom

    OrloffTom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss and I dread the day one of my chickens pass along.
     
  8. mtcookie

    mtcookie Dances with Chickens

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    I have yet to tell my husband. He will be so sad. He loves my chickens.
     

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