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Lost my two favorite babies... Damn MN!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by avoight, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. avoight

    avoight In the Brooder

    Jun 10, 2010
    Saint Michael MN
    I lost my favorite chicken AND my favorite duck lastnight [​IMG] I am blaming the weather as I dont have a heat lamp in there insulated coop. I knew my ducky was sick as her feet FROZE she couldnt walk so I brung her in and ran warm water in my tub she unthawed and I kept her in the house all night, she seemed to be doing fine besides "throwing up"? I dont know if it was "throw up" but whenever she would take a drink it would run out of her nose??? Well anyways she was making a very LOUD plea to go back out with her boyfriend so after the first night I put her out durring the day and she seemed to be just fine till I went out lastnight before bed to check on them and she was dead [​IMG] the day before my fave chicken was rock solid... Im super sad!! I raised both of those from chicks/ducklings and they where the only ones that would come up to me and let me hold them.... I have 3 baby EE in the broader now outside with heat lamps, they seemed to be fine but now Im thinking I may want to take them in.

  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    Aww, I'm so sorry. [​IMG] You are probably right, it being the cold and all, but I am not an expert.

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