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My babies are leaving this Sunday.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by ChickenPeep, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    I've been trying to keep in the tears and tell myself it's okay, but I just can't anymore.

    In October, I worked so hard everyday for 3 weeks to hatch my babies. I got 11 to hatch. I knew we couldn't keep the roos, and was expecting to just "Not get attatched". Well, that was impossible. You want to know how many girls we got out of 11?
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    I have gotten so attached to my babies. I could even list off all the names. Were only keeping 4- 2 silkies, a silkie D'uccle cross, and a Silver duckwing OEGB roo.

    My mom just called a lady and asked if she could take the 7 this Sunday. i'm gonna ,miss them so much. I knew this was coming all along. I can't keep the tears back. I'm gonna miss all the crowing. They have made my life so much fun.
    I just need a shoulder to cry on.

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  2. leadwolf1

    leadwolf1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even though it hurts, remember, you are keeping 4 that you can still play with and enjoy. Your little OEGB roo will continue to crow his little heart out for you each and every day!
     
  3. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Thanks. That's exactly what he does. [​IMG]
     
  4. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    Roosters have so much personality that the chicken yard just isn't the same when they are sent away. I am sorry you are having to go through that.
     
  5. wildriverswolf90

    wildriverswolf90 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :hugs I'm sorry your having to let your babies go. But just know that you gave them a loving home, while you could. Hope you smile again soon. :hugs
     
  6. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    Thanks.
     
  7. Im sorry! [​IMG]
     
  8. KrazyKhick

    KrazyKhick Out Of The Brooder

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    Oh have I been where you are. It is awful. I let my silkies hatch and I swear all I get are Roos! It helps me to know that I know where they are going, how nice it is, and that some stay together. I would never wish to not get attached though. Face it, it's the whole reason we do this....LOVE!

    I find I'm a bit tender raw for a day or two. What helps me is spending a lot of time with the ones I DO have. Hope my shoulder helps...we all know how you feel. [​IMG]
     
  9. my parents do it on purpose!!!!!!!!!!!( ok, maybe not on purpose)
    but they get 100 roosters and " make" me take care of them and they expect me not to get attached then they eat them!!!
     
  10. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    That's what I was thinking too. I'd rather get attatched and lose them than never get attatched at all.
     

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