upset and panicking!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by perfectly_polish, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Crowing

    Mar 1, 2007
    I just went to lock up the chickens, and I noticed my lap chicken primo was not in his pen. Well today he was in with the older chicks, locked up, with no way out. I saw him about an hour an a half ago in with them, and then it started thundering so I went to go bring the chicks in and Primo is no where to be found. I thought maybe he had gotten out and took his usual place on his perch in the coop, but he wasn't there. There were no feather anywhere either. I looked under the coop, around it, in the yard and nothing! When I call him he usually comes running but he didn't this time [​IMG] I just don't know where he is or what to do! I have no idea how something could have gotten him, or how he could have gotten out. I just hope I see him in the morning. I am so upset, I loved that little bird so much. Please keep him in your prayers tonight and hope he's here in the morning [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 14, 2008
  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Sure hope you find him in the a.m. I know the panic I'd feel if one of my girls was missing. I'm so attached to all of them!
  3. sunbury chick

    sunbury chick Songster

    May 14, 2008
    I sure hope Primo comes home.Isn't it funny how such a little creature can worm their way into your heart? Alot of people wouldn't understand how you feel, but I think everyone at BYC would.We all have a love for chickens...
  4. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007
    [​IMG] I hope he's home tomorrow!
  5. smpezzi

    smpezzi Songster

    Jun 4, 2008
    Awww I am thinking of you and Primo Hope he is there in the morning [​IMG]
  6. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

    Apr 6, 2007
    He's around, just hiding. Don't worry. This has hapenned to me a few times
    and it's always my favorite chicken.

    Always check the obious places first... It has been a stormy day here in CT.
  7. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Songster

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    I hope he's there tomorrow! [​IMG]
  8. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Songster

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    It's so hard when they get out and do something like this. Like Purplechicken says its always a favorite. It's happened to me too. I hope in the morning you find him safe and sound.

  9. have you gone back out to look for him?

    You and Primo are in my thoughts and prayers for a safe return...[​IMG]
  10. menageriemama

    menageriemama Songster

    Feb 2, 2008
    Lake Nebagamon, WI
    Maybe take out a flashlight tonight while its dark to look for him? I am doing it myself to look for a stray guinea... Even going to brave the condor sized mosquitos...

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