So sad

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by marytoast, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. marytoast

    marytoast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] My daughter went out to feed the girls this afternoon. She ran back to report a sick chicken. I went out and one of my girls was just sitting there. She would not eat her treat and her waddles were very pale. I brought her in. I inspected her all over. I could not find anything wrong. I held her to keep her warm. She did feel cool. She had a seisure and died in my arms. She was one of our first chickens and our first chicken fatality. She was only 7 months old. We are just very sad. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I am so sorry, it's never easy to lose a pet. [​IMG] for all.
     
  3. mjane

    mjane Out Of The Brooder

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    I am so sorry. She could have been egg bound, you just don't know. Unfortunately this is a part of having chickens. Give your lil girl a hug for me.
     
  4. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    I'm sorry, it happens, it hurts, it will happen again and it will hurt again. ((((( hugs )))))))))[​IMG]
     
  5. silentrunning

    silentrunning Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I guess that's why I always sort of hold my breath when I go out to feed the girls. I just never know what is going to greet me when I get there. So sorry for your loss.
     
  6. pltgurl

    pltgurl New Egg

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    I just lost my favorite chicky, Jazz. He imprinted on me as a chick and followed me everywhere; he grew up to be a very proud rooster and protected all of the girls in the flock. He was taken by a dog/fox today and I can only imagine that he died to protect the girls, we will miss you Jazz! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sending sympathy to both of you!
     
  8. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  9. trinity

    trinity Chillin' With My Peeps

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    im sorry for ya'll loses!!!you knwo what makes me feel better????

    ordering some more chickens [​IMG]
     
  10. Wynette

    Wynette Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm so sorry...it's always hard...especially the first. [​IMG]
     

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