My barred rock died today:(

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dntd, Aug 9, 2010.

  1. dntd

    dntd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2009
    Yesterday I brought my girls outside for the day and my barred rock seemed a bit odd, staying mainly under our deck.I figured she was just going to lay her first egg. It did look like her vent was a bit swallen when I looked after she died, I don't think I could have saved her as she didn't seem sick but it's so sad, she was just at laying age, not I only have 5 chickens:(
     
  2. mmaddie's mom

    mmaddie's mom Chillin' With My Peeps

    so sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  3. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    That's the bad part about chickens- they don't just get a little sick. They are well or at death's door, and there doesn't seem to be any middle ground. Sorry for your loss.
     
  4. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Rancher
     
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Sorry for your loss. I wish you the best.
     
  6. Koolaid

    Koolaid Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry
     
  7. mercedes

    mercedes Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry you lost your girl at such a young age:hugs
     
  8. Afrochicken

    Afrochicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry for the death of your barred rock [​IMG] hope it dosent happen again [​IMG]
     
  9. dntd

    dntd Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 4, 2009
    It's so sad, I want 6 hens but I don't know which way our new bylaw will work(4 hens or it could go 6). I guess I'll have to wait until next spring to get another chick:( She was my only barred rock.
     
  10. chics in the sun

    chics in the sun Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry. I have only one Barred Rock, too, and she is so funny and friendly. It would break my heart if I lost her. [​IMG]
     

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