Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by jools22, Dec 26, 2010.

  1. jools22

    jools22 Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 10, 2009
    A sad day today. Our chicken 'Youngy' passed away peacefully in her sleep in her bed of straw. She contracted sour crop for the second time and did not respond to antibiotics this time. We suspect that she had some form of cancer from what we researched. She was a lovely girl and even came to her name when we called her. She will be missed. This is the first one we have lost and i cant quite believe how upset we are. A few tears were shed. Thanks to everyone on this forum and the chat room for all your help with trying to solve her problem. It is very helpful to us as we are first time chicken owners. Thank you Love Jools and Gaz
  2. Knock Kneed Hen

    Knock Kneed Hen California Dream'in Chickens

    Feb 15, 2010
    So. Cal.
    [​IMG] So sorry. We do get attached to our little fuzzy butts.
  3. BooBear

    BooBear Chicken Cuddler

    Oct 7, 2010
    Conroe, Texas
  4. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    I was so amazed how really upset I was at the loss of my first chicken. My goodness, they're adorable, and friendly, and I raised them from chicks, but... they live outside, and they're... well.... chickens.

    Didn't matter. I sobbed and sobbed.

    And it wasn't any easier for the second one. I guess I just love 'em so much, even if they don't sleep with me like my dogs and cats.

    I'm so sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
  5. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    [​IMG] [​IMG] Aww. It sounds like she went through alot. So sorry! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. bargain

    bargain Love God, Hubby & farm Premium Member

    Apr 13, 2008
    Bowdon, GA
    I'm sorry but I'm glad she had you caring for her! Will put you in our prayers..Nancy
  7. FoodKillah

    FoodKillah Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 12, 2010
    Mediterranean Sea
    Remember the good times i am sure this hens soul is grateful she lived by you with all that love you showed to her.

    I lost my first hen one month ago too.

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
  8. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas

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