RIP Pop

Sad news today from the allotment. After battling a stroke and recovering so brilliantly, I began to think that Pop had nine lives. Unfortunately, she went downhill last week and never picked up. We got a call from Geoff telling us she passed away on Sunday morning while we were away.

Pop’s recovery from her stroke was a testament to her determination and grit. Often people don’t think about chickens having a personality but Pop had it in spades. After chatting with Geoff, we worked out she must have been at least 5 but possibly as old as seven which is a good innings for a hybrid hen.

There are some hens who plod along and those who stick in the forefront of your memories due to their incredible personality. Pop will always be one of the latter.

7 thoughts on “RIP Pop

Add yours

Leave a Reply to Tabula Rasa Cancel reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: