This is so HARD!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by quiltnchik, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. quiltnchik

    quiltnchik Songster

    May 19, 2009
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    Well, I just sent one of my 7-week-old roos to a new home, and even though I know it's going to be a great home (with an older lady who has a hen and a duck), it broke my heart to see him go [​IMG]

    Does it ever get easier?
     
  2. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Oh gosh, I am sorry it upset you so much. [​IMG]

    I must just be a tough old hen. I am very fond of my chickens, and hate it when one dies, but I do not consider them pets like I do my dogs and cats. As a result, I am delighted when I can find a roo a good home!
     
  3. Year of the Rooster

    Year of the Rooster Sebright Savvy

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    Better sooner than later. I had to get rid of my extra roosters, but they were 4-6 months old (don't remember exactly). My only regret is if I kept the right ones.
     
  4. lunkerchicken

    lunkerchicken Songster

    I am sorry you had to rehome your Roo - time will heal. [​IMG]
     
  5. quiltnchik

    quiltnchik Songster

    May 19, 2009
    Virginia
    Quote:Yeah, I'm glad he got a great home. I guess, with these being my first chicks, I just let myself get too attached. I'm sure he'll be fine [​IMG]

    Of course I also have an egg pipping at the moment and the little one is working very hard to get out, so that helps a lot [​IMG]
     
  6. LilbitChicken

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    I am going to be the same way....I in a month or 2.....I will need to find homes for my little roos.......[​IMG]
    I am just not sure WHO!!!!!![​IMG]

    I am sorry you are feeling so sad!![​IMG]
     

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