My beautiful, sweet, Sigmund is dead.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by luvmychicknkids, May 3, 2008.

  1. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    My perfect, precious, gorgeous little roo. He was laying in the back yard dead. There were feathers everywhere and he had bite marks around his neck but was otherwise intact. I am starting to think I shouldn't even have my chickens. that is two losses in the past few weeks and it hurts. I love each one of them so much. I don't know what killed either of them. I haven't told my kids yet. They are going to be devestated.

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  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry....I know it hurts. [​IMG] He sure was pretty!
     
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  3. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I'm so sorry you lost him. He was gorgeous. PLEASE don't give up on chickens.... Let us help you... There is something out there killing them and someone is bound to have tips for you to keep them safe.
    Again... I am so sorry. I lost my favorite roo a week ago and it's awful. ((hugs)) :aww
     
  4. kaylakala

    kaylakala Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How terrible!! I'm so sorry. [​IMG]
     
  5. McGoo

    McGoo Chillin' With My Peeps

    So very sorry. [​IMG] It does hurt terribly. All the best... especially telling your children.
     
  6. mangled

    mangled Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oh no!! He was beautiful!! I especially liked the picture of him by the daffodils.

    I'm so sorry for your loss.
    Em
     
  7. ncgnance

    ncgnance Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for you and the kids. He was a pretty boy.
     
  8. bigzio

    bigzio Overrun With Chickens

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    Sorry for your loss. This is one of the hardest parts of raising chickens.
    The great life he had makes it worth it all in the end. Don't give up if love raising birds.

    bigzio
     
  9. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I am so, so sorry. I know you're devastated right now (I just lost my wonderful Hawkeye, as you know), but please dont give up on chickens. Just let yourself grieve and keep going. They add so much to our lives. RIP, Sigmund.
     
  10. equine chick

    equine chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry.
     

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