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Rest in peace

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by KristyHall, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

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    The last of my original flock passed today. The old girl had been acting like she wasn't feeling well as of late. I found her in her nest box curled up and passed on.

    I normally don't allow myself to get too attached to animals I eat, but she was the last hen from my very first flock. I bought her as an adult to get my flock started when i was learning about chickens and had her for almost 8 years.

    my little red hen in white underwear (red with white feathers around her rump)
     
  2. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    I'm sorry, Kristy. [​IMG]
     
  3. turney31

    turney31 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    I'm so sorry. [​IMG]
    I lost three of my original flock to the heat this past summer. I was surprised at how sad it was.
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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  6. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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    [​IMG] I'm sorry.
     
  7. hispoptart

    hispoptart Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Rockin' Reds Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Aww...that sucks. I'm sorry to hear. [​IMG]
     
  9. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    [​IMG] We treat them all well, but some become special. [​IMG]
     
  10. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Aww, so sorry to hear that, Kristy! I only have one of my original three chickens as well......Old Daisy, but she's only 4. The first one, was lost to a predator, and the second one I lost last winter. Daisy is going strong........She's a golden buff hybrid.

    Take care and again, sorry for your loss!

    Sharon
     

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