So sad over dead chick.

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by chickenlover09, Aug 1, 2014.

  1. chickenlover09

    chickenlover09 Chirping

    Jul 17, 2014
    Sully died today:(
    I went out for the day, I came back and I saw a squirel in the coop. I scared it off, but it got stuck in the bars, so I took a broom and hit it (not hard enough). I should've just killed the **** thing, but I didn't have the heart to do that, then.
    When I poked the squirel, I had to open the coop door so Speckles and Beakers escaped. I had to catch them and meanwhile I didn't realize that Sully was nowhere to be found. I finally put Speckles and Beakers back in the coop. Chatterbox was eating, but I couldn't see Sully anywhere (she was a white silkie and sort of blended in with the shavings).
    I looked around and I saw her. At first I thought she was sleeping, but then I saw it. All the blood. The stupid squirel had attacked her. It had bit her all over and torn her head. Sully was a VERY friendly chick. She probably thought the squirel was friendly, but it wasn't. We think she was trying to protect little Chatterbox. I feel horrible. If I had just took the time to attach the netting to the coop, Sully would still be here with us. We put her in a pink box with lots of cozy wood shavings, and we burried her next to a fountain and some nice shady olive trees in our backyard. We had a little ceremony for her, and said our goodbyes. She was only 3 weeks old. She was very sweet and had the kindess heart. I miss you so much Sully, my pretty little girl. Rest in peace baby.

    I feel awful. My dad told me that he would take me on an outing to get another silkie (this time brown), but I don't feel like getting one.
  2. N F C

    N F C coffee up kids!

    Dec 12, 2013
    I'm sorry you lost your little bird today. That's not an easy thing to go through.
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    I'm so sorry about your loss of Sully. [​IMG] Especially when they are little chicks. Maybe at a later time, you'll get another silkie.
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    That's awful! Sorry for your loss.

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