Lucy

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by xxIsabellaxx, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. xxIsabellaxx

    xxIsabellaxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lucy is my Rhode Island red and All of the sudden she became wobbly and we isolated her from the rest of our flock and she developed pneumonia from not being able to get up , and on top of that her leg is swollen and she can barely move it and she has trouble standing Up. She barely been eating or drinking and she's lost a lot of weight, She made it through last night. and we're goinng to have he euthanized tommorow.


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  2. MamaHynne

    MamaHynne Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] So sorry that Lucy and your family are going through this.
     
  3. ...chickenlover3...

    ...chickenlover3... Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im sorry for you chicken and I had something like that happen to me with my chicken Golden we thought she fell and broke her leg.
     
  4. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

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    Poor little thing! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  5. Keltara

    Keltara Chillin' With My Peeps

    Awwwww. I'm so sorry. You are doing the right thing though. She won't have to suffer. [​IMG]
     
  6. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I am so sorry.
     
  7. ginger c.

    ginger c. Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry to hear anout Lucy, our thoughts are with you. [​IMG]
     
  8. xxIsabellaxx

    xxIsabellaxx Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the support everyone.
    We had the vet come out this morning and when she put the needle in Lucy got scared and banged her head on the table before she injected the medicine. So we think she died from that but we gave her the medcine just to make sure she wouldn't wake up. [​IMG]


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  9. Frizzle Farmer

    Frizzle Farmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, too sad. I'm so sorry. Its a very kind and selfless act to put down any animal.
     
  10. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so very sad for you! My vet used a gas first to sedate her so she wouldn 't be scared or hurt when they did put the needle in...I was very thankful for him to do it this way.
     

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