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My First Mortality

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by mtnhomechick, Jul 23, 2008.

  1. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    I just found one of my little rir's dead. It must have gotten hit in the head by the top of a temporary small coop. Gee.......this is my first loss. It was still warm when I found it......but no heartbeat. Rough. She was about 10 weeks.

    Because I could, I compared her to Scarlet my little sick girl........and she was significantly bigger.
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    Awww....so sorry!
     
  3. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Oh I'm so sorry. [​IMG]
     
  4. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry mtnhome...it's always tough whether it's the first or the 10th. [​IMG]
     
  5. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    It's my fault....I had the top propped up and it fell...........dang! [​IMG]
     
  6. Jenski

    Jenski Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 17, 2008
    Middle Tennessee
    I'm so sorry that happened!

    Don't be too hard on yourself. Just learn from it and keep movin' and taking care of the rest of your babies. You just gained some experience the hard way ~ as have many of us out here!

    :aww


    Jen in TN
     
  7. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    [​IMG] aww, I'm so sorry. [​IMG]
     
  8. steffpeck

    steffpeck Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I am sorry!! I know how hard it is to lose a chick.
     
  9. cjeanean

    cjeanean Can't Decide

    Mar 5, 2008
    Missouri
    that's sad! Poor chickie...
     

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