Ugh! Just culled my first bird :(

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Beau coop, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I can't believe I just did that- my stomach hurts. I know it comes with the territory, but that was really hard to do. I hope she can forgive me. [​IMG]
     
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    I'm sorry. I know how awful it feels, but a suffering bird needs someone to take the responsibility. Was she ill? I must say, it never gets easy to do.
     
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    I'm sorry for how you are feeling!....[​IMG]......i'm not looking forward to the time i have to do it....[​IMG]
     
  4. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She seemed paralyized from the "waist" down. I don't know if my roo damages her or what. She's been inside for a while without improvement.
    Can't live in a box on the dining room table forever, even a very comfy box with high end room service. *laughs thru tears*
     
  5. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    you did the right thing for her!....you did the MOST humane/kind thing for her, its up to US to not let them suffer and linger on.....thank you for being so brave!..i hope i am as strong someday....[​IMG]
     
  6. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    I know sooner or later it will happen to me, too. But I hope I can do as well as you have. You are brave, and you came to the right place to talk about it. [​IMG]
     
  7. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks you guys. Who knew you could care so much about these fuzzybutts.
     
  8. morelcabin

    morelcabin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's never easy...sometimes it takes me a few days to work up the "mood" to get it done, but it does get done, and afterwards it's a feeling of freedom to have gotten rid of the sick or old bird....
     
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  9. snugglepup

    snugglepup Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh, I am so sorry. I know how hard that is.

    I have had a rooster living in my bathroom for 2 months now. I thought we'd have to let him go weeks ago, but then he rallied. He was attacked by a stray dog.
     
  10. Beau coop

    Beau coop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I've got an hour and a half since "event". I know it was the right thing to do, but I still feel so crummy.

    snugglepup- I am sorry to hear about your rooster- how is he doing?
     

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