**so sad , daughter's champ chicken passed**

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by mainchick, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. mainchick

    mainchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2008
    Southern CA
    [​IMG] i feel bad. My daughter's Grand Champion black silkie passed away yesterday. She was young, only 5 years old. she really was a good bird. Dumb as dirt and cute as a button. She was one of our two therapy birds. the 4H kids LOVED her and they all used her for educational display and public information at the fair. My daughter is sad, but doing fine. I think we'll have her cremated. it has been an odd couple of days. I hope her roo is going to be okay her loved her.
  2. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
  3. Pumpkinpup

    Pumpkinpup Poultry Princess

    Jul 16, 2008
    North-West Georgia
    Awww, I am so sorry to hear that. [​IMG] She sounded like she was very special.
  4. mainchick

    mainchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2008
    Southern CA
    thanks. She was so good for my daughter, she really needed something to succeed in and she was so fortunate to have Dotti, the silkie to be the one thing that she was the best at. Bummer.
  5. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    Aw, I'm so sorry. She did live a decent span, though, so was obviously well cared for. I remember each girl I lost this past year, each one with her own personality and voice.
  6. wegotchickens

    wegotchickens DownSouth D'Uccles & Silkies

    Jul 5, 2007
    Sevier County, TN
    [​IMG] Bless her heart. How sad [​IMG]
    Will your daughter raise more silkies to show?
  7. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    I'm so sorry. It's never, never easy. [​IMG]
  8. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Awww, I am so sorry. Sounds like she was a special little hen for sure. [​IMG]
  9. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Loren and I feel your pain. Our Champion Welsummer roo was killed by a racoon yesterday. He was only 8 months old.
  10. mainchick

    mainchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 1, 2008
    Southern CA
    you guys are so nice. She won't be showing silkies. he male is good for conformation, but she needs a new bird for showmanship. Her d'uccles are nice looking birds but a bit scatter- brained!! thanks for the love!!

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