My little crossbeak hen, Zippy, died today.

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by True Grit, Apr 20, 2011.

  1. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    I came home and she was on the coop floor, no idea why she died, her weight was good and I believe she was still laying. A few feathers missing under her vent but no bulge - wouldn't there be one if she was eggbound? She seemed fine this morning when I went to work but she was stiff by the time I found her right after work. She was almost 11 months old and went through so much as a chick, with an ear infection that I treated for 3 weeks and then going crossbeak. I thought she was a success story. Poor Zippy. I just want her alive again. [​IMG]
     
  2. Titania

    Titania Chillin' With My Peeps

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    know how you feel. I'm sorry for Zippy.
     
  3. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    So sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  4. mariel37

    mariel37 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    aaaawwww, I am so sorry. It is so hard when we go through a lot to help our pets. Well, it's hard even when we don't get that chance, too.

    I'm sorry. [​IMG]
     
  5. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    Thanks for the [​IMG] guys. Only you bycers and dh really understand and not smile..
     
  6. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] I remember you posting about Zippy several months ago.
     
  7. gertiie

    gertiie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     

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