RIP Dorothy Gale (Pics included)

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Shrader, Aug 3, 2008.

  1. Shrader

    Shrader Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 7, 2007
    Los Angeles, CA
    My poor little Dorothy Gale.
    Something took her the other night.
    I'm not even sure what.
    I went down to the coop and there was just a tuft of feathers.
    There's no way she could have gotten out herself.
    And I looked everywhere for her. Not a sign.
    I have 12 chickens, and I love each one, but DG was the only one I raised from an egg, so she was special.
    She was just 4 months old. Didn't even get to lay one blue egg.
    Oddly enough, we had visitors on the day she disappeared, so I have a picture with her on her last day.
    Here's a pic of her pipping, freshly hatched, a few weeks old, and with me on her last day. Sad.

  2. Curlita

    Curlita Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 22, 2008
    Seattle, WA
    [​IMG] So sorry. That's very sad.
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'm so sorry! I'd be so upset, too. She was a pretty girl, but maybe she'll be back. If there's no body, there's always hope. They are so special, these sweet hens.
  4. chick4chicks

    chick4chicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 6, 2008
    N.E. Pa.
    I am so sorry if she is truly gone , but keep the Faith that you will find her.
  5. risurocket

    risurocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 5, 2008
    [​IMG] :aww sorry for your loss. I will hope and pray for a miracle return. Very sweet looking bird.
  6. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

    Jan 17, 2007
    New Jersey
    I'm very sorry...
    Just in case by some miracle she eluded her captor, I would search and search close in and further afield. I am hoping that it will turn out she is alive and that you find her (she may be injured and unable to get to you...)
  7. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    So sorry to hear of your loss, atleast she knows how much you loved her. Take care!

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