I went out to put the chickens in for the night and when I was counting I noticed we were missing the lavender guinea hen, figured maybe she was on the roof or in the tree or maybe in the barn. I'm looking all around and she's no where to be seen, I called Chrissy(my moms friend who fed and let them out this morning) to see if she had seen her(even tho I counted when I put them in last night) and just as she picked up I spotted her along the fence line .
From looking at the pics does anyone have any idea what could have gotten her?
Chrissy was on her way to pick up my mom from her trip(she was away all week and I took care of the chickens every day but last sunday morning and this morning since I didn't have to work so I wouldn't be over that way). Chrissy had the coop door wrong(we have to keep the horses from getting in) and she door had closed so they couldn't get in. The horses seemed out of sorts when I got there, they all came galloping up to the fence which isn't like them.
The worst part was picking up the body and bagging it. I was a vet tech for 4 years so that kind of stuff usually doesn't bother me, but it was really rough with the guinea hen.