They were the best first chickens anyone could have!

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Chickenrandomness, May 12, 2011.

  1. dog got 2 of my beloved chickens [​IMG]

    Sarah was the most friendliest of my flock, she was sooooooooooooooooooooooooooo friendly!
    Tanaga was the only lap rooster i've ever known.
    Dasy is alive, but not doing very well. she won't stand up and she doesn't move except for blinking

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  2. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

    Apr 15, 2009
    So sorry for your losses.
  3. dianaross77

    dianaross77 Songster

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grand Blanc, MI
    Oh. That's just terrible. Dogs are, well dogs. I had to put down a wild rabbit that our boxer/bullmastiff caught the other day. She's gotten mice, birds, a mole, a squirrel. I know their just doing what comes naturally but the murder sure gets old, doesn't it? [​IMG]
  4. daisy seems to be a little better. she walks a little.

    the thing that really surprized me is that the chickens and dogs have been out together for over 3 weeks without problems
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  5. YYZ

    YYZ Songster

    Apr 16, 2010
    And you cant do anything about the dog either Except is there a leash law there??[​IMG]
  6. Miyashi

    Miyashi Songster

    Apr 20, 2011
    Gaylord, MI
    I'm so sorry!
  7. ChickensAreSweet

    ChickensAreSweet Heavenly Grains for Hens

    I am so sorry for your losses.

  8. Quote:not out here. i live outside city limits.
    besides, they're hearding dogs, a blue heeler and an australian shepherd, they can't stay on leashes. i don't blame the dogs too much. i mean, its only instinct. but, i have been teaching those pups not to chase the chickens which was working until today [​IMG]
  9. thanks everyone for your concern. i've lost half my flock to dogs so this isn't new to me [​IMG] .

    in all, i've own 6 chickens in my life, and lost 3 to dogs now.

    i've lost Penny my previous EE to a spaniel we were babysitting last summer

    now i'm starting to understand dogs and chickens, i'll be more prepared next time
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  10. chkn

    chkn Songster

    Jun 27, 2010
    I get scared when I have a favorite because it always seems they're the ones you lose.

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