My one and only hen is gone. :(

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by StevieNacole, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. StevieNacole

    StevieNacole Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm not sure what happened to her, I had just noticed her baby walking around by himself, and I wen't walking round the yard looking for her, and found some feathers, but no body. She was my only hen, I now only have roosters... We are expecting cold weather tomorrow. Should I be worried about her baby? He isn't fully feathered, but mostly. Will he know to put himself up in the coop? He looks so lonely walking around without her. [​IMG]
     
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You may want to bring him in and put him under a heat lamp.
    Feed medicated chick starter.

    [​IMG] sorry about your hen.
     
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

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    I would catch him up and put him in a crate at night until he feathers fully. Poor little guy!
     
  4. Ksane

    Ksane Overrun With Chickens

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    Yea, you need to bring the baby in and keep him warm. The roosters will kill him if he doesn't freeze to death. He's completely defenceless out there alone. Bring him in now ASAP.
     
  5. gpwelding1

    gpwelding1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2,and im rely sorry for your loss:(.its even worse for me knowing she had a little one.
     

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