Stepped on my 3 weeks old button quail chick by accident. Dead within seconds

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Pontata, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. Pontata

    Pontata Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh my god I don't know what happened. It happened so fast. The chick had escaped and I was looking for it, the next moment it was dead. I am a murderer. The chick was doing the best out of the flock, growing the best.

    Now it can never again eat the delicious food I feed, nor feel the warmth of the brooder, or snuggle up to me.

    This one is exceptionally tame. I think it was trying to snuggle up my feet before it's quick and painful demise

    I am still in shock.
     
  2. beakmaster

    beakmaster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Not a murderer... if it was an accident its called birdslaughter. I did the same thing to one of my A&Ms while chasing it around the yard. It happens, it will happen again. Try not to beat yourself up too much. At least it was fast.
     
  3. Pontata

    Pontata Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't get it out of my head. It's easily the tamest one
     
  4. lularat

    lularat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry about your little one. It was an accident, so don't blame yourself. I've done something similar to what happened to you, so I do know the pain you are feeling now. When something like this happens, you want to blame yourself, instead of seeing it as an unfortunate accident. I hope you start feeling better soon....*Hugs*.
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh my I'm so sorry! I ALMOST killed one of nine when I true s to catch it when it mad a sudden stop. She now has a crooked beak. I feel so bad. I couldn't imagine killing one though!

    Don't think you murdered it, it was an accident. They happen and they sometimes don't turn out to well. :( :,(
     
  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Stupid auto correct! Nine bit nine, tried not true s
     
  7. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine not nine!
     
  8. Pontata

    Pontata Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys for the replies. I feel like I cannot function properly. I loved this one so much.

    It guts my heart to know this one was the biggest healthiest one. Not to mention it is a tame BUTTON, which is a miracle in itself.
     
  9. stonecoldchey

    stonecoldchey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm sooo sorry for your loss.[​IMG]
    Don't beat yourself up over it though.
     
  10. Weirdness555

    Weirdness555 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's ok, please don't be too upset. It's horrible to lose a pet in any way, but blaming yourself won't make it undone. Concentrate on looking after all your other babies! We all love you! [​IMG]
     

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