Lost a pullet this morning... sad day =(

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by sattoritx, May 16, 2010.

  1. sattoritx

    sattoritx Chirping

    Apr 5, 2010
    Waco, TX
    My kids each got 2 chicks for easter, 8 chicks total. I've spent the last 8 weeks raising them from 1 week old
    I guess I have gotten more attached than than I thought.
    While I was cooking brunch this morning and going back and forth to the grill out back.
    I hear my oldest yell for one of our dogs to stop.
    I look over and see a pullet nearly the size of her in front of her limp.
    The owner of that pullet my 6 yr old son runs outside to see what all the commotion is about, I was really hoping the pullet would be OK maybe just playing dead.
    Sadly its neck was snapped so while it was quick it gave no solace to my teary eyed 6 yr old, who is now short one GL wyandotte.
    I cried even more than him....

    At this point we still have a coop for 8 do I try to replace the pullet? as I hear it is harder to do when the chicks grow up.
  2. RAWR

    RAWR Songster

    May 26, 2009
    who wants to know?
    awww [​IMG] poor little guy...ik that sux. i lost my white cochin roo to my dogs...only they ate his head and right leg....it happend a year ago but i still cant get over the scene [​IMG]
    just let him know that his pullet lived a very good life and was very lucky to have you guys
    y'all have enough heart to break [​IMG]

    wait a little bit. if he wants, let him pick out a new pullet

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