new chicken mama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Double Kindness, Jul 28, 2014.

  1. Double Kindness

    Double Kindness Songster

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    Hi all! I have found BYC so very helpful!

    Unfortunately my first post was about my easter egger Matilda passing away yesterday, and I'm currently treating the rest of my flock of 8 remaining chickens. 2 ameracunas, 5 easter eggers, and 1 spash polish. Daisy is my favorite chicken, she's so smart and makes little honking sounds when it's time for everyone to go inside to the coop. She also talks to me the most. Jeannette is my only laying chicken, she's 13 months old and is not laying regularly atm, due to the coccidosis(sp?)?

    I'm trying to add on more coops and runs, as chicken math took over.

    We've spent the last day in tears over Matilda. If I lose another chicken I will be so devastated. They love to come up and eat out of my hands, be it mealworms or weeds. Of course mealworms being favored!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. I'm sorry about the loss of Matilda. It's always sad to lose one of our birds. Very few of us are immune to chicken math. :eek:) Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Sorry about your loss.
     
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  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    So sorry for your loss! That is never easy!

    Good luck with your flock and welcome to our's.
     
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  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry for your loss. It is never easy to lose your feathered friends. [​IMG]

    I hope you can get a handle on this and keep the rest of your flock healthy.

    Make yourself at home here and if you have any further questions, that is what we are here for. Welcome to our flock!
     
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So sorry you lost Matilda hope your others will continue to do well. Welcome to BYC
     
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  7. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    sorry to hear about Matilda. One does get quite attached to the chickens over time. I hope the rest of your flock recovers!
     
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  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry you lost Matilda :hugs hope the rest of the flock recovers.
     
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  9. DianaMallory

    DianaMallory Songster

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    Sorry for your lose, welcome to BYC!
     
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  10. bantyhen

    bantyhen Chirping

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    I'm so sorry about Matilda. I'm sure the others will get better. Welcome to BYC!
     
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