Sad Day

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mullers3acers, Jun 22, 2008.

  1. mullers3acers

    mullers3acers Songster

    Oct 9, 2007
    la porte, In
    I had a broody hen that had been setting for about a month so since we only have laying hens we had no fertilized eggs to hatch out. So I bought some from a gentleman from BYC. She sat on them and all but three where fertile. Two died afer being born. Then three days later the last one hatch live and well. We kept the hen and the chick in the brooder for about 10 days and started to let them roam with the other hens when we let them out. It was the cutest thing.
    This morning dh found the little chick dead it had drowned in the dog's wading pool. Then I go to do the chores and I fined my broody hen had been killed by a raccoon. Needless to say I cried. Because these were my favorites. Thier names were Broody Princess and Trooper. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. asher

    asher Chicken Enabler Extraordinaire

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    Oh no! :-( I'm so sorry for your losses!
     
  3. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Songster

    May 7, 2008
    Bergen, NY
    [​IMG] so sorry!!!
     
  4. steffpeck

    steffpeck Songster

    Mar 25, 2007
    Erda, UT
    I am so, so sorry!!! (((HUGS)))
     
  5. Barnyard

    Barnyard Addicted to Quack

    Aug 5, 2007
    Southwest Georgia
    I am so sorry. I found out the hard way not to have anything deep around that my babies could get into.
     
  6. antiquebuff

    antiquebuff Songster

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    I am so sorry![​IMG]
     

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