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Kbr42
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RIP Betty

Post by Kbr42 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:49 am

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Betty was a Banty Cochin and was my very first chicken. She came to live with me when she was already 18 months old. She was my first girl to lay an egg and my first broody girl. She could catch frogs like no other chicken.

Her last week was spent sitting in the sun ( well protected from the other flock members) except for her best friend, Lacey.
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Betty die last night at 11 years old, she was my oldest girl.

:rip: Betty
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by Ontario Chick » Sun Oct 13, 2019 8:46 am

Wow, grand old age for a chicken, kudos to the keeper !
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by kenya » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:53 am

Ahh so sorry for your loss, yes you looked after her very well to get that old, so sad for Lacy as well.
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by Jaye » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:03 am

RIP, Betty. Sounds like you had a grand chicken life, cared for by good people, and a bestie.
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by Happy » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:14 am

Awww RIP Betty
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by Killerbunny » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:28 am

RIP Betty, I'm glad I met you.
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by windwalkingwolf » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:03 pm

Aw :grouphug: :heart: R.I.P. lovely old girl :(
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by KimChick » Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:18 pm

Was she your lovely broody hen that was a patient momma, who I saw teach her chicks where to get a sip of water?
RIP Betty!
Happy was right... It has not been a good week for chickens!
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by Flat Rock Farm » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:21 am

Oh Karen I am so very sorry for your loss. Wow she had a long life!

:rip: Betty :cry:
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Re: RIP Betty

Post by labradors » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:40 pm

OMG what an amazing age for a chicken. So sorry for your loss.
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