Sad day tomorrow

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by panner123, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    When my grand son goes to feed the chickens tomorrow, he will find his first hen dead.[​IMG] She is old (very old) and the only chicken to survive all the bear attacks of the last nine years. When I fed them tonight I didn't she her and she is always the first one a running when there is food to be had. I looked in her bed area (yes she has her own sleeping area) and there she was. I tried to coax her out to no avail. She did eat
    some cold fruit and drink some water.
    When I put some fresh chips in for her, she would or could even stand. This hen has seen it all and then some and the grand son has been right there with her. Heck to pay. I have already used the backhoe for a DEEP grave, nothing will dig her up. I hope he takes it as well as his sister did when she found the remains after the one bear attack.
     
  2. farmgirlie1031

    farmgirlie1031 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2008
    IA
    I'm so sorry. I know how hard it is to loose any critters that you love.
     
  3. angelmarie

    angelmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oooooh no, i remember when my 1st chicken died, it was horrible. I'm so sorry just support him, but he'll need his space. Hope all goes well............
     
  4. sammi

    sammi Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 21, 2007
    Southeast USA
    very sorry for your loss of a longtime friend..

    she lived a long life...
    she must have been well cared for..
     
  5. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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    Sorry for the loss for you and your Grandson. [​IMG]
     
  6. ilovemychickies

    ilovemychickies Chillin' With My Peeps

    I'm so sorry. Give him a [​IMG] from us. [​IMG]
     
  7. Dinos_rock

    Dinos_rock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sorry.... [​IMG]
     
  8. jjthink

    jjthink Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry............ Poor girl - wonder what was wrong.............
    JJ
     
  9. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Darn...I'm so sorry.
     
  10. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    So sad. [​IMG] I'm so sorry... [​IMG]
     

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