My penny is dead and the chicks are missing!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by babyrnlc, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2011
    Tulsa, Ok
    My favorite br chick penny is dead! I woke up from a dream that my moms dog killed her and I looked out side and the run was blown over. We usually close the coop but I came home late last night and my mom closed up the chickens and she said they would be fine.

    Penny the 10 week ol br chick was laying there outside the pen with a broken wing and a bare spot on her behind. When I went out my dogs were in there dog houses and came running and barking because they did not see me. I was pretty mad at them, but now that I think about it, I do not think it was them. She was still pretty flexable and I don't think it had happened too long before I went out.

    But the 6 week old chicks were all missing. There were 3 of them., No feathers, nothing. And the hens were in the top coop just sleeping. I do not see any blue feathers anywhere, just the br ones. So I do not know what happened to the chicks. We looked in the yard and did not see anything. It was still dark so we used flash lights.

    I knew something like this could happen, but I was really attached to this chick., She followed me around the yard and would jump up in my lap. I just wish it would have been any other bird but my penny.
  2. Autumnchicken

    Autumnchicken Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 2, 2010
    Woodstock, IL
    [​IMG] So Sorry
  3. ChickyLaura

    ChickyLaura The Crazy Chicken Lady

    Mar 31, 2009
    Eastern/Central PA
    Oh, no. I am so sorry! How upsetting:(
  4. allieloveschickens

    allieloveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2010
    San Diego
    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
    I hope you find your chicks!
  5. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    So sorry for your loss.
  6. momof2monkeys

    momof2monkeys Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 31, 2009
    near Austin
    So sorry you're going through this. [​IMG]
  7. babyrnlc

    babyrnlc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 30, 2011
    Tulsa, Ok
    My dh found one of the blue EE chicks. Well the dog found it, allready dead. So we know at least one is dead. I assume the other two are as well.
  8. carrlr

    carrlr Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2010
    Southern Illinois
    So sorry for your losses.
  9. bgelber

    bgelber Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 24, 2009
    Athens, al
    [​IMG] sorry for your loss
  10. BayouPoules

    BayouPoules Chillin' With My Peeps

    How awful for you,. I am so sorry,..[​IMG]

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