RIP Bluebell

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by cthrash1, Oct 16, 2008.

  1. cthrash1

    cthrash1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 15, 2008
    Somerset, KY
    My most beautiful favorite Cochin bantam has been a free meal to a predator...We think it may have been a hawk seen last week in the area. Only sign was a couple of piles of blue feathers in the brush behind the coop. Aww the joys of freerange...

    Bluebell will be sadly missed...
    Last edited: Oct 16, 2008
  2. peeboo

    peeboo Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2008
    fort bragg nc
    i am so so sorry for your loss [​IMG] i couldn't imagine.
  3. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Oh I range does have it's downs doesn't it! I lost 4 last week to a dog [​IMG] I'm so sorry for your loss [​IMG] I would be heartbroken if my bantam cochin was gone. They are my fav!
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    So sorry for your loss...
  5. Chicabee19

    Chicabee19 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 8, 2008
    so sorry for your loss!

    but I gotta say that picture is amazing.

    The chicken behind the fence looks like it's glowing! It's an Angel-chicken!
  6. NancyDz

    NancyDz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 9, 2008
    Dutch Flat, CA
    It seems like our favorites are always the first to go [​IMG]

    So sorry for your loss... she was a beauty.

  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    :aww IM so sorry for your loss. RIP bluebell.
  8. laughingllama75

    laughingllama75 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 13, 2008
    [​IMG] Oh, I am so sorry for your loss. That is too bad.....I free range a lot of my birds also, and I am always afraid This Will Be The Day. But, they love to free range so much, it is so hard to keep them locked up.
    RIP Bluebell. [​IMG]
  9. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    I'm so sorry about Bluebell, I free range and it worries me. I know if the Pudster is out there they are safe, but if the cat's not there I worry.
  10. birdlover

    birdlover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 11, 2007
    Northern Va.
    i feel your pain. I'm so sorry about beautiful little Bluebell. :aww

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