will i love the new ones as much?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by michelleh2294, Apr 12, 2017.

  1. michelleh2294

    michelleh2294 Out Of The Brooder

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    i had 3 beautiful, sweet hens for three yrs , then now in the past 2 weeks something got in the coop, we think a fox and killed 2 of them , dahlia my barred rock was my favorite....i was left with my ri red ruby and wanted to get her some company, we got 3 new 9 wk old hens...another barred rock, americauna and a black sex link.......will i love these new hens as much as i did my original babies? i am so devastated by losing them.....for those of you that have had many flocks, what do you think?
     
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes, yes don't worry you will love them the same if not more! My first flock of 8 was killed off to 2. The other chicks i got for them i love the same.
     
  3. bjo_6

    bjo_6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Of course you'll love them!! You may keep a certain fondness for your favorite that was lost but these new ones will all have their own personality and new things to love! Although my beloved hen turkey has a special place in my heart... I've loved all my birds since!
     
  4. michelleh2294

    michelleh2294 Out Of The Brooder

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    what got your chickens? and did the hens all end up becoming close to eachother?
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Michelle, and welcome to BYC! Sorry for your loss but happy you are getting some new ones. Best wishes this time around and thanks for joining BYC!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry for your losses. Chicks are so lovable, I don't think you'll have any trouble bonding with the new ones.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sorry for your loss[​IMG]. The heart always has the capacity to love again [​IMG]
     
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  8. michelleh2294

    michelleh2294 Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks for that, i know only time will help heal the hurt, but i look out in my yard and miss seeing the 3 girls all together just enjoying themselves.....it will be sometime before all the new ones and ruby are all out in the yard together
     

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