Sigh... I don't know why!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Sequin, Jun 11, 2009.

  1. Sequin

    Sequin Songster

    May 20, 2008
    I don't know why my girl died last night. She was laying on the ground in what seemed a normal manner, but when I went closer to the pen for changing water/feed she didn't move. So I picked her up and she didn't struggle at all. Not even to gain her balance in being picked up. My guess was being egg bound, but I couldn't feel an egg. Maybe it was deeper or more internal than what I could feel? Maybe she was bound up by something else? She was pooping, so that wasn't blocked. ??????? It really frustrates me when I don't know what it is I am fighting against. I feel so helpless. [​IMG]

    Anyway, it was a very sad night last night. She was one of my BA girls - and a good layer too. I hope she didn't suffer too much. [​IMG] For comfort I slept with my little d'Uccle roo chick. He is such a love and will cuddle right in when held. My husband didn't even protest that I had brought a chick in for the night. What a nice hubby he is.

    Thanks for letting me share my little sad note. Hope everyone has a beautiful day!! [​IMG]
     
  2. lux_interior

    lux_interior Songster

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    so sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  3. Schultz

    Schultz CluckN'Crow Farm

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    [​IMG] Sorry for your loss.
     
  4. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Songster

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  5. sondra

    sondra Songster

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    So sorry for loss. I know the feeling of being helpless. What an awesome understanding hubby you have. [​IMG]
     
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm sorry you lost your baby. Yes, I agree, your hubby was very sweet to let you have your little roo with you. [​IMG]
     

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