Lost chicks

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by BantyHugger, Jun 29, 2008.

  1. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
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    I have quite a few new Banty chicks running around. (about 12) Today i decided to let them join the other free rangers. Their 2 1/2 months old. I felt it was time. They only range on a 2 acre area and i saw no trouble in this. THEN it rained. and not just for a few minutes. I went to make sure they'd all gone to bed and 4 are missing. [​IMG] I made sure all the little ones were snuggled up next to one of my standards for warmth. Hopefully they'll turn up in the morning but until then I'm worried sick. has Anyone else ever lost a chick like this? I feel like such a terrible parent. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    Ouch.

    Here's hoping you find them.
     
  3. can you hear me now?

    can you hear me now? Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear that I hope you find them or they come back.
     
  4. BantyHugger

    BantyHugger Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 23, 2008
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    They showed up this morning for food. They spent the night in a tree..silly birds. *sigh* I'm just glad their ok. Their going to bed early tonight. [​IMG]
     
  5. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Been there, done that, have the ulcer to prove it....
    You don't know whether to hug them or throttle them.
     

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