We had our first loss.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by ilovemychickies, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Hi all! I've been at camp since Friday, so that's why I haven't been online in a while. After I got back home, mom, dad, and I went outside to go feed the animals. We found one of my sweet Buff Orpingtons dead. [​IMG] I started just sobbing. The coop looks so different without seeing her run to the gate to get treats and hugs. [​IMG] I'm going to miss her so much. We burried her and I made her a gravestone out of an old piece of wood and put flowers on her grave. Loosing a chicken really stinks! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Earlier today, I huge storm came through with 70 mph winds. We had a metal roof on a cage that was in the coop that they could go in and out of whenever they wanted too, so we think that since the wind was so crazy strong, it picked up the metal roof and when it fell back down it clocked her on the head. We found her right under the edge of the metal roof. That's the only reasonable explination that we could think of. It couldn't have been heat because it was cool today from the storms. Thanks for listening to my rant. [​IMG]
  2. friendlyearth

    friendlyearth Songster

    May 16, 2008
    near Olympia, wa
    i'm sorry. we had one that had some problem and died just last week, my daughter was upset.

    4 llamas, 2 cats, 2 dogs, 1 miniature horse, 1 goat, 3 toads, 7 chickens, and fish.
  3. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    I am very sorry for your loss! [​IMG]
  4. jackiedon

    jackiedon Songster

    Jun 4, 2007
    Central Arkansas
    I'm sorry it's so hard to loss one.

  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    (((((((((( Hugs ))))))))))))) I'm sorry!
  6. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    aaawwwww [​IMG] So sad for your loss.
  7. Tutter

    Tutter Songster

    Apr 12, 2008
    N. California
    I'm so sorry to hear about, Miss Orpie. It's always hard to lose a good bird like she was. [​IMG]
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2008
  8. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Ashleigh...sooooo sorry! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] It's heartbreakig I know, so sorry honey [​IMG] [​IMG]

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