My 5 1/2 year old rooster Coburn died today.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Trenda50, Aug 5, 2016.

  1. Trenda50

    Trenda50 Hatching

    Mar 26, 2015

    He was my baby and I'm so sad today. He was gimpy for about 4 1/2 years now from getting in a fight with a dog protecting his girls when he was young, and I nursed him back. Since nursing him when he was healing from a broken leg, he and I bonded. I even brought him in the house and put covers on the furniture when he was sick so we could sit and watch TV together at night. This afternoon I realized I hadn't heard him crowing all day and I looked everywhere for him. I found him under the steps to my porch. I feel so sad I wasn't there with him. Just a couple days ago, he was having a crow off with the other neighboring roosters in the area. I was laughing at him because he was making sure he got the last word in. After almost 6 years of having him follow me around and coming to the door for special attention, it's going to be so weird with him gone.
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    Sorry for your loss.
  3. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

    Mar 3, 2011
    The Land of Enchantment
    I'm really sorry to hear that, Trenda. Always hurts to lose a pet.

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