Poor DH

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by columbiacritter, May 12, 2011.

  1. columbiacritter

    columbiacritter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He had to euthanize one of his chicks this morning. I knew she wasn't doing well, but I hoped she improve or I'd give her peace when I got home. I am always the one who ends up with this duty, but he was late leaving and saw she was suffering. He called to ask me what to do. I am proud of him for helping her, even though it absolutely devastates him to do it.
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Oh, it is rough.....especially with cute little chicks.......[​IMG]
     
  3. chickcorner

    chickcorner Out Of The Brooder

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    You hate to see suffering the choice is always hard, Sorry for your loss
     
  4. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] I'm sorry about your little one.
     
  5. lebentier

    lebentier Chillin' With My Peeps

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    not looking forward to the first time i have to do it. sorry for your loss.
     
  6. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    I know how you feel. I had to put one of the very first chicks I ever hatched down. It was not fun. DH offered to do it for me but I told him no. I figure if I am going to hatch and raise chickens, part of being a good steward is having to have to make the hard decisions and doing the hard jobs sometimes. He was a sweetie though, he stood next to me while I did it. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] to you and your DH.
     
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Sorry for the loss, and proud for/of him for having the fortitude to do it.
     
  8. lambeke1

    lambeke1 Out Of The Brooder

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    I know this sounds cruel but I have 26 baby chicks coming in next Friday and if I have to, I have no idea. How do you euthanize a chick. Also, I keep see DH & DW. Obviously the h & w are for husband and wife, what does the d stand for?
     
  9. cackydoodledoo

    cackydoodledoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Whatever you want it to stand for!!! Dear, Divine, Disgusting.... well you get it!!
     
  10. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Or all three. [​IMG]
     

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