One of my babies died...

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by cindy65, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. cindy65

    cindy65 Out Of The Brooder

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    [​IMG] I came home from work yesterday and found one of my new babies (about 6wk old) dead in the coop. A small, black silkie. I'm so sad. I think one of the older, bigger chickens must have hurt him. I feel really bad.
     
  2. DawnSuiter

    DawnSuiter Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:I'm so sorry [​IMG]
    I lost one of my few day olds yesterday too. [​IMG]
    It happens sometimes. Now go love on the ones that are still here [​IMG]
     
  3. mediazeal

    mediazeal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Unless you see damage on the chick that died, it could be something else and not an attack. I had my 'runt' chick die at 9 weeks. I think whatever genetic things she had just couldn't sustain her as she got older. I had a dog like that once. As a pup she was fine but as she got bigger her very small percentage of working kidney was not enough to sustain her life.
    Sorry for your loss
     
  4. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  5. AnnieOakley379

    AnnieOakley379 Out Of The Brooder

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    Sorry about your little one. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. Whispering Winds

    Whispering Winds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:LOVE the Chuck Norris quip! He is my hero!!!
     
  7. Darlasmum

    Darlasmum Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I am so sorry.
     

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