My chickens have helped me .

Discuss, share and chat about all things relating to keeping Chickens including health issues
jannie
Hedgehog Champion
Posts: 4536
Joined: 21 Jan 2010, 22:46
Gender: Female
Location: Dulais Valley, South Wales

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by jannie »

So sorry to read your sad news Jackian. {hug} {hug} {hug}

Animals are wonderful for grounding us through difficult times aren't they.
Freeranger
Legendary Laner
Posts: 3127
Joined: 17 Apr 2012, 10:13

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by Freeranger »

I'm sorry if it sounds like a platitude, but I'm so sorry to read your terrible news. There really isn't anything else I can say that will make it less bad. I'm glad you have the chooks and Carol to help you through such an awful time. Hugs from me too.
User avatar
albertajune
Legendary Laner
Posts: 5034
Joined: 02 Oct 2010, 15:39
Gender: Female
Location: Aldermaston, Berks.

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by albertajune »

I am so sorry Jackie for your loss which must have been a dreadful and painful shock and I can only echo what everyone else has said. I can only imagine, not know what you are going through but my heart goes out to you.
So glad that you are finding help from caring for you chickens, especially your two new girls that your husband bought for you, {hug} {hug}
I am now a widow and live with my memories.
User avatar
jackian
Legendary Laner
Posts: 1520
Joined: 11 Jan 2012, 12:00
Gender: Female
Location: Buckinghamshire

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by jackian »

Thank you so much for all your kind words.they are much appreciated.

It is very hard at the moment but I thought by writing what I felt about the chickens being a great help helped me a lot.
On a brighter note I think Chelsea might be about to lay her first egg. She is squatting and in and out of the nest box .

Jackie x
4 lovely girls~~ Clover, the oldie and top chick Bonnie second in command .new girls Bluebell and Blossom.
2 lovely new girls 19-01-2015~~ Chelsea and Ruby.
Eva , Florry , Poppy ,Annie and Rosie R.I.P
The key to everything is patience. You get the chicken by hatching the egg, not by smashing it.” - unknown
bmpsands
Legendary Laner
Posts: 2660
Joined: 01 Mar 2012, 15:54
Gender: Female
Location: Buckton, East Yorkshire

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by bmpsands »

Jackian - I'm sure your Laner friends will always be happy to hear from you whatever you feel you need to say.

Ian must have been a lovely, thoughtful husband. He'd be so pleased that Chelsea is about to score a goal, so to speak.
Bea; 19 hens (most of whom I intended to get); 6 bantams (which I never intended to have); old Benji dog and young Toby dog (who I definitely wanted). Three years into country living and loving it.
User avatar
sandy
Legendary Laner
Posts: 9806
Joined: 13 Oct 2008, 21:59
Gender: Female
Location: Bristol

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by sandy »

Jackian I am so sorry to read of your sad news. I am so glad you have your hens to care for. It would be lovely if Chelsea could score an egg {hug&kiss}
The Pink Ladies..Audrey,Blossom,Merle-Oberon Cyd-Charisse,Ingrid-Bergman,Georgia,Madeleline,Myfawny ,Monica-Rose
The Peds…Suranne,Jennifer,Nancy,
Vorky Blueped,Ginger,Ninger &Linky

Sunny Clucker was ere July 12-21 2012
Sunny Clucker was ere July 6 2016 to Sept 9th 2017
Sunny Clucker is here , rehomed Aug 18th 2018/
little brown hen
Legendary Laner
Posts: 1565
Joined: 28 Oct 2009, 20:05
Gender: Female
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Contact:

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by little brown hen »

{hug&kiss} {hug}
Mum to Sox and Boo,and hens, Bramble,
Belle,Bourbon,Holly,Ivy, May and June
RIP Daisy my cat,and Spice, Clara, Alice, Biscuit, Cookie Clarice and Henrietta. Over rainbow bridge, but never forgotten.
Wozzer
Lively Laner
Posts: 73
Joined: 14 Jun 2014, 21:44

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by Wozzer »

Sending huge hugs {hug} xxxxx
bikesandbirdsbob
Legendary Laner
Posts: 3757
Joined: 11 Jun 2014, 14:34
Gender: Male

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by bikesandbirdsbob »

Hi , Sad news. Been there and still wear the tee shirt . 1999 My wife died -two children -job . Turned to drink ( one night ) decided life must go on . Time does not heal but helps to recover. Take it easy and a day at a time . Keep human contact and DO NOT go into a shell. Wishing you all the best in the future and enjoy the life and the memories that you have and will have.Keep in contact as it will help in your adventures .
Bob
User avatar
s33xpt
Lively Laner
Posts: 346
Joined: 24 Jun 2012, 13:01
Gender: Female
Location: Huddersfield, W Yorks

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by s33xpt »

I am so sorry for your loss {hug} Keep strong for those girls x I call my chickens my therapists, people think I'm crackers, but they really DO help on those bad days xx
sharing my home with Kasa the Kelpie Dog, Trouble & Chaos the cats, 8 ex batts and an ever suffering animal suffocated OH
User avatar
HenPen
Longlasting Laner
Posts: 903
Joined: 27 Jul 2013, 13:38

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by HenPen »

I am so sorry Jackie.
I'm glad that you are finding that your girls are helping you.
Sending you {hug} {hug}
User avatar
Chicken drumstick
Longlasting Laner
Posts: 537
Joined: 22 Sep 2013, 19:21

Re: My chickens have helped me .

Post by Chicken drumstick »

So Sorry

{hug} {hug}

Post Reply