One of my 3 day olds died.....

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by nuttyredhead, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    [​IMG] Im so sad. She got out through the slots on the cage and made her way outside. She froze to death. Im going to my inlaws tonight to make a wooden box with a hardware cloth cover. Im not losing anymore like that. Poor little thing. The worst part is checked in them at 2. I went back out at 5 and she was dead.

    Here she was. My first little Polish baby.
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    It's always so sad when something happens to the babies.
  3. obaan1

    obaan1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2010
    Great Lakes State
    Sounds like she was a little Polish pistol. Already escaping. I'm sorry that she's gone. She was sooooo cute.
  4. wannabchick

    wannabchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 27, 2010
    Northen Va
    Iam sorry to hear this

    Sounds as if you know what to rectify

    Don't go beating yourself up about it

    Life is all about learning

    Wire up those slats and u will be good to go

    Sorry again
  5. Judy

    Judy Chicken Obsessed Staff Member Premium Member

    Feb 5, 2009
    South Georgia
    I agree, don't beat yourself up. It doesn't take much of a mistake with chickens. Many of us can attest to that. Sorry you lost the chick.

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