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My Chicken Died Today

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chris_m90731, Nov 22, 2009.

  1. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And I'm pretty sad.
    I know she was just a chicken.
    A silver-spangled hamburg hen, but when I found her limp @ the bottom of her cage today, I teared up.
    I dunno, she was just a chicken, but I swear to God she had an old soul.
    Just sit in my hand, look up at me with her little bright eyes, and snuggle there as I rubbed her neck.
    A little spark of life.
    A selection on some menu, a darn chicken.
    But I'm sad today because Chloe, our chicken, my friend...she passed away.
    And you know what?
    I miss her already.
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  2. Daisygirl

    Daisygirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No chicken is JUST a chicken...to their owners they are THE chickens - - more important than any others on earth. I am very sorry for your loss... [​IMG]
    She looks like she was a pretty little one
     
    Last edited: Nov 22, 2009
  3. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    I'm so sorry. [​IMG] Just hearing that nearly made me cry.
     
  4. chickenzoo

    chickenzoo Emu Hugger

    So sorry you lost her, she was very pretty................. Hamburgs have a part of my heart too...
     
  5. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry [​IMG] She was very cute. I have a SSH and she just laid her first egg last week. Strange little chicken she is, but we like her too!
     
  6. technodoll

    technodoll Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry for your loss [​IMG]

    They are NOT "just chickens", they are our pets with personalities and love to give... they are cute and lovely and the day I lose my first, I will be absolutely shattered.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. chris_m90731

    chris_m90731 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for the responses. I've always heard silver-spangled hamburgs were very flighty and wild...she; Chloe, was the complete opposite. Just one of the chickens that comes around every once in a while...and makes you rethink your pre-existing notions on the value of life.
     
  8. OrpingtonManor

    OrpingtonManor Building the Castle

    Nov 15, 2008
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    [​IMG] to you. so sorry for your loss. we are chicken people. we get it.
     
  9. beckyschicks

    beckyschicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    On here there aren't "Just" chickens, there are friends to laugh, cry, confide in, vent to. Friends that make you smile or make your headache go away after a long day. The chickens in my world are that and it sounds like that for you. I love my little guys and when they are gone I'll be really sad. Extra [​IMG]
     
  10. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm so very sorry you lost your little girl. [​IMG] She was a friend, part of the family. [​IMG]
     

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