Well it finally happened.

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by BettyR, Nov 7, 2008.

  1. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I had this beautiful silver guinea that refused to sleep in the chicken house. All the rest of the guineas sleep in there but she would not go in!! When I went to let the chickens out this morning she wasn't waiting at the door like usual and sure enough one of the dogs found a large pile of silver feathers. Whatever it was that got her didn't leave anything behind but a pile of feathers.

    I knew it was only a matter of time...we have way too many predators here for her to last very long outside at night. I hate that we lost her but I knew it was coming. [​IMG]

    At least the other 7 roost inside at night so they should be OK.
     
  2. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] poor birdie. Sorry for your lost birdie.
     
  3. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry to hear of your loss, poor little guinea.
     
  4. HennysMom

    HennysMom Keeper of the Tiara

    awe........ I"m so sorry about your bird [​IMG]
     
  5. ChickaD

    ChickaD Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm so sorry! Boy, there's just no way to talk sense into some animals (I mean birds here).
     
  6. A silver guinea fowl ? Wow, could you put up a pic of one of them ?
    I have Lavender, Purple and White Guinea fowl. I really like these birds. I have introduced them to the flock two by two. They all come in to roost at night which I am very happy about. What really is amazing is the different colors stick together. The four purples are always together. The 4 lavenders the same and the two white ones sometimes run with the lavenders.
     
  7. BettyR

    BettyR Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks everyone for the kind words...I appreciate it!!!

    rimshoes...

    I looked her up on the net and she was a lavender...she looked silver to me. I'm afraid this is the only picture I have of her and it was her butt sticking in the frame of another picture. Poor little girl...I should have taken her picture.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Jessika

    Jessika Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  9. the1much

    the1much Currently Birdless Hippy

    sorry for your loss,,, but at least she wasnt wasted, killed by a dog and just left there,, or a skunk,,, least whatever "took" her,, used her.
     

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