Originally Posted by I Love Layers
What do you guys think of using feather fixer for show birds? I'm trying to find something to feed the cochins.
I think there might be some threads regarding show birds I love layers. You might put something in the search bar or go to an awesome Cochin thread and see if they can give you some input. I think you need to be careful of not allowing the foot feathers to get broken off...right? Also about feed. I think I've read that alot of folks give All-Flock as it has a higher protein level than layer. Then they supplement the hen with oyster shell. Then closer to show time you start a little game bird feed. That was just on a thread I ready many moons ago. So memory may not be the best.
Originally Posted by KlopKlop
In hindsight my comment this morning came out a little snarky, so my apologies for that. Didn't mean it that way
I'm sure your parking friend is related to the gentleman from the market. The market really draws an interesting crowd of sellers. The lady next to us sold fairy garden type decorations and birdfeeders made from tea cups and wine bottles and such. She kept making comments to us about how some lady 'stole her spit' and that is why she was by us and that other lady isn't even a regular and her customers couldn't find her blah blah blah like people came and bought a tea cup super glued to a saucer with a chain through the handles to hand as a bird feeder weekly.... We just nodded along until she went back to her booth. There is no assigned spots so it is technically her own fault for not showing up early enough to get where she wanted.
There was a new guy there selling homemade root beer. We usually don't buy stuff when we are selling but we got a bottle and it was excellent. I hope to see him back as that was a nice late morning treat.
People are interesting and many are snarky these days. Freedom with the keyboards has transcended in person etiquette I've found often. People seem entitled to express their opinion. Personally if that guy comes around again with his egg rhetoric I would take 1/2 dozen or so of perhaps grocery store eggs in sacrifice and wail him with some. LOL. But I guess that wouldn't be very good etiquette either. So just a simple in his face comment on how he's doing with his egg sales a few booths down might suffice. See if he takes cover to his handicapped stickered Caddie.
Originally Posted by holm25
I need you to come to my house with that Camera Holm....OMG... I love!!!! this photo!!! Of course your coop as a back drop is amazing. Has @Minniechickmama seen this photo? She's gotta be proud as punch of these birds.
Originally Posted by Siggie
I am SO proud of myself!! I set myself a goal yesterday to get the framing and roof on to my coop before the rain comes!!! Well I DID IT!! My husband had to help me with the roof sheets but I got it done...oh BTW Happy (belated) Mothers Day to all you moms :) My husband took me for brunch and then I got to work....never even opened my laptop yesterday. Next is the siding and the run which I believe will be a bigger headache for me than the actual ccop! I hope to get that done this coming weekend. They have me working doubles at the post office so I can't get a thing done during the week :( The white tape around it is because one of my horses is a "butt head" and kept scratching his mane and butt on the corner of the building!
That looks amazing! What a nice shelter for your birdies. And the fact that you are doing this mostly on your own...very gratifying I'm sure.
Edited by Bogtown Chick - 5/9/16 at 8:14am