Tuesday, May 13, 2008

chicken tragedy

We had a lot of fun today playing at our friends' house but came home to an almost horrible sight. There were feathers all over the yard and I only found Posy after looking for a few minutes. She was hiding really well, the smart little girl. It appears that our cute little chickens were attacked while we were gone. I almost cried because I thought they had been eaten. Luckily they are apparently really manly girls because they fought their assailant and only suffered from a few nicks on their legs and combs. They'll probably die from shock anyway but we'll be taking further measures to ensure they don't get attacked again. Not that anyone cares about my chickens but I was so sad that I had to post about it, after I called my mummy and daddy for comfort. I swear someday I'll be a big girl. Anyway I'll try to take some photos tomorrow so you can see their wounds.

7 comments:

Hatch Family said...

attacked by what? a dog? That is a tragedy. We went to Cal Ranch today and they had chicks for sale. I thought of you and Benson. I almost bought some...

Jobi Niu said...

Carrie, that is SOOO sad! :( GEEZ! What attacked them? My goodness.

Anonymous said...

Carrie, I am so sorry about your chickens. I about cried when I read that you had to go home to such a tragedy after such a fun day! I hope you're not too scared to come back--I promise, I'm not a cursing!!! My girls would cry for you with me, but I'm scared to tell them for the fear of emotions! So, so sorry. sara

Laura said...

oh that's sad! I'm glad they were able to pull through. Remember when our chickens in AF were attacked by the mink? During my birthday party, no less. I remember Kassidy Hoover absolutely freaking out because all of the sudden there was this pair of eyes glowing outside the window! haha I still laugh about it. classic.

kbob said...

That is so sad! Sorry it happened!
-Suz

Melissa said...

yeah, attacked by what, do you know? you guys had chickens in AF? did i know that?

Carrie said...

We aren't sure what got them. My neighbor suspects the hawk that sits on his fence every morning and I think it might have been a cat having fun because a dog would have killed them for sure. Melissa, you probably did know that we had chickens but maybe you forgot. I caught mine at races in Salina in 4th or 5th grade and she laid eggs in the window well at the bottom of the stairs. We also had 3 ducks and a bunny...is it ringing any bells yet?