Mom and babies disappear... Nevermind, Mom and her babies are back!!!!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Frozen Feathers, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Frozen Feathers

    Frozen Feathers Songster

    May 4, 2007
    I hope she is just hiding in the bushes somewhere, but I'm not holding out to much hope. [​IMG] All I can say is, this sucks! She's been gone since yesterday, there is no sign or sound of her. Poor babies. [​IMG]

    Yay!! She came back! I went out just a little while ago to take a picture of my Silkie and there she was, with all her chicks. I don't know where she went or where she came from and actually, I am just happy she's alive. I was feeling pretty crummy about losing her and her babies. I can't get near her though, she's really protective of those chicks and takes off anytime I come close. [​IMG]
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  2. jjthink

    jjthink Crowing

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    So very sorry - this does not sound good. How far from their home have you searched? I hope so very much that they show up.
  3. verthandi

    verthandi Songster

    May 18, 2007
    Hopefully she has just moved them somewhere. I had a hen missing for two days from the run....I thought for sure something had gotten her. I was surprised when the neighbor up the road called to ask if I had chickens. She was in their yard with their two boys.
  4. SandyC

    SandyC Songster

    I'm sorry too. One of mine went missing yesterday also.

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