Why's It Always The Kids Pet?

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Brody's Broodello, May 26, 2011.

  1. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Songster

    Jan 9, 2009
    Why Why Why?? With hundreds of birds here, atleast 150 chicks in the brooders, is the only bird the kid loves the one you find dead? Yesterday we found my son's pet Ameraucana Becky dead in her cage. The rabbit knocked over his cage, which flipped over 2 other cages yesterday, these were next to the cage that Becky was in. I think she was sleeping, so these must have scared her, and she jumped up breaking her neck. She was in the cage on her back dead. She was happy the night before, bebopping around the barn before going to bed in her kennel for the night. Brody went over to get her to put her diaper on & take her in the house when he found her. Lots of tears, poor thing cried himself to sleep. She wasn't a great show bird, laid off white eggs that were the size of Silkie eggs, even though she was a Large Fowl. But she had more personality than any other bird, knew her name, visitted Santa at Pet's Mart, and was the hit of the chicken demos at the local feed store, petting zoo and more. I would give the best show bird in the barn to have her back....
    But why oh why does this always happen the the kids pet.....

    Here are some pics of Becky & Brody

    Rest In Peace our dear friend Becky 5/2010 to 5/2011
    Last edited: May 26, 2011
  2. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens


    [​IMG] for you both [​IMG]
  3. kasey08

    kasey08 Aunt Kasey's Farm

    Mar 29, 2010
    Scottsboro, AL
    [​IMG] Thats so sad. I'm sorry RIP Becky.
  4. Tina D

    Tina D Songster

    Sep 2, 2010
    Dutchess County, NY
    Oh, noooooo. [​IMG] I am so sorry for the loss of Becky...
  5. New2TheCoop

    New2TheCoop Songster

    Feb 5, 2011
    Central, LA
    thats horrible! sorry about your loss [​IMG]
  6. storminstaffs

    storminstaffs Songster

    Aug 7, 2008
    Durham, UK
    That's soo sad [​IMG]
  7. [​IMG] I'm really sorry [​IMG]
  8. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    [​IMG] So sad. [​IMG]
  9. tinychicky

    tinychicky Songster

    Mar 24, 2010
    Hollis, New Hampshire
    awww, poor becky, i'm so sorry! what a sweet pic, that last one is [​IMG] my house chicken, Tiny likes my bed, too! rest in peace, becky.
  10. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Songster

    Jan 9, 2009
    Thanks everyone. Even my Mom who is not into the birds was upset. She said that Becky was the only chicken she liked.

    But on a sidenote! Brody will be getting a surprise when he get's out of school today. I PM'd Becky's breeder who has chicks out of Becky's sisters, and we are planning an exchange. I'm sending her Silkie eggs from our show birds for a Becky twin & friends. So hopefully by next wed. we will have a new arrival here to train & love! [​IMG]

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