Lost My IB Hen Split To Charcoal :(

Discussion in 'Peafowl' started by Yoda, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thursaday we had some really bad weather and as I was catching the silkies in the pouring rain and putting them into the shed, As I went back for another one, I watched my peahen just drop dead. She just fell over and was gone [​IMG] There was nothing wrong with her at all, perfectly healthy. Was eating, sun bathing and even rolling in the dirt two hours earlier! She was suppose to bred with my white eye charcoal I got from Deerman. I am so upset and angry right now. Why does this happen? Last week we had a very bad storm on Friday and then on Saturday my niece asked if she could take the silkie chicks outside. I told her ok as long as she puts them in the cat screen house so they can't run away. Well the wind blew and a 9 inch tree branch came crashing down onto the screen house crushing all 7 chicks. How does one explain to a child that it was not her fault? Sometimes I just want to give mother nature the bird! [​IMG] So yes in a 7 day period I lost 7 chicks and a peahen [​IMG]
     
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  2. Memphisjourney2seramas

    Memphisjourney2seramas Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry! It never seems fair.
     
  3. KristenRae

    KristenRae Out Of The Brooder

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    So sorry... life just doesn't make sense sometimes.
     
  4. SDpeafowl

    SDpeafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for you losses. [​IMG]
     
  5. 6littlechickies

    6littlechickies Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry to hear that this happened. [​IMG]
     
  6. bird

    bird Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. deerman

    deerman Rest in Peace 1949-2012

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    Sorry man, hate to hear that, i still have 4 more split to charcoal peahens, two are spalding split.
     
  8. Yoda

    Yoda Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Burt we will talk when we both are online together LOL! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!
     

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