My rooster died...

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by dkluzier, Mar 19, 2009.

  1. dkluzier

    dkluzier Chillin' With My Peeps

    My rooster was crowing as usual in the coop this morning. My hubby opened the coop at 8 am as usual. Big John jumped out(as usual), took 3 steps and crowed (as usual) then dropped over dead - NOT USUAL! I heard my hubby ask, "You ok, Big John?" I looked out of the barn and saw John laying feet in the air and heard my hubby say, "oh my, I think Big John just died!". I tried CPR but he was dead. [​IMG]
     
  2. SoccerMomof7

    SoccerMomof7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for your loss. My rooster, Foghorn, died this winter out of nowhere, so I know how it feels.

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  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss, we had some losses last year and our thoughts are with you!
     
  4. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

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    That is very sad [​IMG] Sounds like a heart attack.
    Well at any rate welcome to the board [​IMG]
     
  5. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
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    Wow, that must have been a bit shocking! Sorry you lost Big John! [​IMG]
     
  6. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm so sorry for your loss. I know I would be devastated if I lost my roo. [​IMG]
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    My sympathies to you. Welcome to BYC, sorry that it is under such sad circumstances.



    ETA, hope things get better and we will see more of you.
     
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  8. Ellie_NY_chick

    Ellie_NY_chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry. I've been there. We still miss our Henry. Healthy one minute, gone the next. You just pick up and go on.
     
  9. hoosiergal

    hoosiergal Out Of The Brooder

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    sorry too hear that about Big John. would be a shocker.
     
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  10. TheDuckCrew

    TheDuckCrew Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 21, 2009
    Connecticut
    oh i am so sorry. that must be so hard to lose him but he will always be in your heart. my thoughts are with you, your family, and Big John watching overhead. [​IMG]
     

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