What my neighbor said when I told her tha her dog killed my Orpingtons

Discussion in 'Predators and Pests' started by Hangin Wit My Peeps, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    I called her the next day after I had time to cool off because that's what I felt would be the right thing to do rather than call her when I felt so angry yet.
    She felt really bad and before I even asked her about paying for the birds she said she would like to replace them all plus whatever food and meds we had into them on top of that [​IMG] They are such wonderful neighbors. I didn't want to have to ask for money so I'm glad she offered first. I told her I may be placing an order for hatching eggs and she is paying for those for me plus I need to let her know what else she owes me. I told her it all depends on what hatches out...If I get six out of the dozen to hatch than we will call it even because I lost three and one is still missing so if I get a couple extra hens out of the deal that would be fine with me. I'm glad I have great neighbors..and she also told me she loves us for not being so angry with them about it [​IMG]
     
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  2. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

    Aug 16, 2008
    Ohio
    It is good that the two of you were able to discuss it amicably. Sounds like you have a wonderful neighbor!
     
  3. Chicken Boo

    Chicken Boo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It is good to hear a good neighbor story. I am sorry that you lost your girls and am glad that it is not being made worse by an unreasonable neighbor.
     
  4. miss_jayne

    miss_jayne Lady_Jayne

    Jun 26, 2008
    Columbiaville, MI
    what a blessing! and smart of you to cool your jets before speaking with her. you are a great neighbor yourself!

    i love the fact that our neighbors support our chicken farming! they LOVE the roosters! how amazing is that! it makes life wonderful. and in turn, i give them eggs and beautifully processed chickens. works great for all of us!
     
  5. burntumber

    burntumber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice job! [​IMG]
    I'm so glad it worked out okay for you. I mean, it's a royal bummer you have to start all over again with your chickens, but it's great it ended peacefully.

    Implement Golden Rule. :cool:check.
     
  6. MagsC

    MagsC Queen Of Clueless

    Jul 27, 2008
    Minnesota
    Thats good to hear. Neighbors CAN be pretty great sometimes and I think you handled it well too. That often helps!
     
  7. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

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    now thats just awesome!...[​IMG].....you dont see much of that anymore today!..good old fashioned morals!!....[​IMG]
     
  8. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    I'm glad that was not what I was expecting you to share! Sorry you lost your birds though. [​IMG]
     
  9. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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