Lost the cutest baby chick...

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by bathsheba8542, Jul 2, 2010.

  1. bathsheba8542

    bathsheba8542 Out Of The Brooder

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    We had hens set on two nests...out of 20-something eggs, only 3 hatched. It seemed to take forever, and the last one - the cutest little chick ever - hatched and was a few weeks old today. I went to check on the flock, and she had been killed. Her wing feathers had been ripped out and she was motionless on her back. I have no idea what happened, and am just devastated.
     
  2. hatchcrazzzy

    hatchcrazzzy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 8, 2007
    kemp texas
    so very sorry for you
     
  3. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 2, 2009
    Maine, USA
    I am so sorry for your loss [​IMG] If you go down to the predator and pest section, there is a sticky thread on telling what type of predator killed your chicken. I would guess a puppy or very playful dog. Either way I am sorry.
     
  4. Gonzo

    Gonzo Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 25, 2009
    Southwestern, In
    [​IMG] I'm so sorry for your loss! [​IMG]
     
  5. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    [​IMG] Sorry to hear you lost your sweet chicky. It is hard to lose them.
     
  6. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's horrible...I'm sorry for you [​IMG]
     
  7. bathsheba8542

    bathsheba8542 Out Of The Brooder

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    All I know for sure was that it was one of her coopmates who did it. : (
     
  8. NYRIR

    NYRIR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my gosh! That's DOUBLY hard! [​IMG]
     
  9. DebsChicks

    DebsChicks Out Of The Brooder

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    This is heartbreaking. You have my deepest condolences on the loss of your baby.[​IMG]
     
  10. bathsheba8542

    bathsheba8542 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awwww, thanks everyone for kind words.

    I swear when I went in the other chickens KNEW they were in deep trouble.
     

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