Lost my boo

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by popoton, May 21, 2011.

  1. popoton

    popoton Out Of The Brooder

    May 4, 2011
    [​IMG]I had put a ladder in my chickens room several days ago they seemed to like to perch on it. I went down to put them to bed and my blue cochin was dead she must have fallen off the top of the ladder and and got her head and neck stuck next to the frame and the platform to set the paint. She hung herself. I feel bad I hope she went quick.I took the laddder out. [​IMG]
  2. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I am so sorry for your loss.


    These things happen sometimes.
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Popoton, I am so sorry for your loss. I found one of my chickens hanging, dead, in a curl of excess chicken-wire. She somehow got stuck and thrashed enough to either have a heart attack or perhaps asphyxiate. I was at work all day when it happened, so I have no idea how long she'd struggled. The flock head-count was off by one, so I went looking for her. I felt SO awful that I'd left the hazard there and that I hadn't been home to rescue her.

    So I know how you feel. [​IMG]
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    What a horrible accident.
  6. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

    Jun 11, 2009
    yikes, what a way to go. sorry for your loss. [​IMG]

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