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post #191 of 473

Right now, I'm trying to score a small outdoor dog kennel and a rabbit cage.  They are listed pretty cheap already, but they put obo on them.  These are old listings, so I am hopeful that they will take my offer!!!!  I want the both items to be used for grow out pens!!!  Can't wait big_smile.png

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post #192 of 473
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Right now, I'm trying to score a small outdoor dog kennel and a rabbit cage.  They are listed pretty cheap already, but they put obo on them.  These are old listings, so I am hopeful that they will take my offer!!!!  I want the both items to be used for grow out pens!!!  Can't wait big_smile.png

Good luck. I hope you get them. fl.gif
NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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post #193 of 473

Got an update!  I missed out on the rabbit cage, ugh.  But!!!  They are going to sell me the 4x6 chainlink kennel for $5.00 cheaper, and deliver it tomorrow!!!!   Score!  I didn't even ask them to take less, nor did I ask them to deliver it, they just offered.  So, it will cost me $25!!!! Yippee!!!

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Got an update!  I missed out on the rabbit cage, ugh.  But!!!  They are going to sell me the 4x6 chainlink kennel for $5.00 cheaper, and deliver it tomorrow!!!!   Score!  I didn't even ask them to take less, nor did I ask them to deliver it, they just offered.  So, it will cost me $25!!!! Yippee!!!


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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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NPIP Certified -115 Chickens, 19 Geese, 19 BR Turkeys, 7 Rabbits, 120 Muscovy Ducks , 9 Guineas, 9 Peafowl, 8 sheep, 1 Goat and currently have 100 broilers to be processed March 2014.  And it's broody/hatching season all over again for 2014.
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post #195 of 473

here's my big recent find...

I've got draft horses and I've always wanted to use them for tilling my garden and doing some haying - so I've been looking for horse drawn equipment. I haven't in the way of equipment for less than $150 each, and some items like sickle mowers are typically 300-600.  so... I found

Ride-on equipment:

  • A sickle mower (partially restored and operable)
  • A hay rake (operational)
  • A single row corn planter (near operational)

Walk behind:

  • An adjustable width cultivator (fully restored)
  • A single bottom plow (needs restoring)

 

4 of the 5 items are close to operating condition (require clean up and greasing but no repair)

and the plow needs new wood handles.

 

so I'd guess the value between $800-1600

price for all 5? $500.

 

boy are my horses going to be annoyed when they find out they have to *work* for their dinner... lol.png

 

oh, and my two excellent neighbors went with me today, with one of their truck and trailers, and helped me transport it all home. for the price of dinner smile.png


Edited by zzGypsy - 1/14/12 at 6:07pm
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chickens, geese, turkeys, ducks, guineas, sheep, goats, draft and light horses, cats, herding dogs, livestock guard dogs, bees, mealies... (what, no cows? no llamas?), a very cool hubby who takes it all in stride and builds what they need.
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chickens, geese, turkeys, ducks, guineas, sheep, goats, draft and light horses, cats, herding dogs, livestock guard dogs, bees, mealies... (what, no cows? no llamas?), a very cool hubby who takes it all in stride and builds what they need.
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post #196 of 473
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price for all 5? $500.

 

boy are my horses going to be annoyed when they find out they have to *work* for their dinner... lol.png

 

 


     And the horse said "you want me to pull what?"

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       improvise adapt and overcome     

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post #197 of 473

We have a transfer station near our house and have to take our garbage there, I've gotten numerous lawn mowers, roto tillers, but the best find was a tanning bed, there was nothing wrong with it, the guy had it in the back of a truck and was going to throw it away, so I said lets just slide it into my truck. Everything worked on it , I gave it alilttle bath, and sold it for $350.00

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post #198 of 473

Well.....they never showed today, and haven't answered the phone, or their email.  Win some, lose some.

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post #199 of 473

You know,there are some things I wont do:

 

Dumpster diving....too many bacterial transfers,roaches,rats, maggots, and the like.

 

I will pick up someones this or that on the curb or adjacent to the rubbish pile.

 

Watched "americas cheapest people" last night...the first two were disgusting.

 

The first one was some dude that reuses:

 

papar plates

napkins

styrofoam cups

etc

 

he even asks other people at restaurants if he can have their leftover food.

and he dumpster dived for his wifes anniversary. spent a big 2.00 on her all together.

 

The next wierdo has 6 kids and doesnt buy toilet paper..she uses cloth toilet paper,rewashes and uses them again.She buys food at the expired foo store named "dirty daves discount.

 

the last two were or.the first couple go on a fiscal fast about 5 times a year.they fiscal fast for a week,they canto purchase anything and must eat what they got.The last day the dude goes and finds loose change anywhere and buys a meal.this time he was eating goats head...not bad,not bad.

 

The last dude was the best,He was a barterer. he bartered everything.He bartered work in a hair cutting salon for a trim.this one was way cool than the rest.

There once was a man from Rock Hill

Who had taken his Depakote pill

He stayed fast asleep

Not one sound, noise, or peep

And had no worries, none zilch and nil.

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There once was a man from Rock Hill

Who had taken his Depakote pill

He stayed fast asleep

Not one sound, noise, or peep

And had no worries, none zilch and nil.

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post #200 of 473
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Originally Posted by zzGypsy View Post

here's my big recent find...

I've got draft horses and I've always wanted to use them for tilling my garden and doing some haying - so I've been looking for horse drawn equipment. I haven't in the way of equipment for less than $150 each, and some items like sickle mowers are typically 300-600.  so... I found

Ride-on equipment:

  • A sickle mower (partially restored and operable)
  • A hay rake (operational)
  • A single row corn planter (near operational)

Walk behind:

  • An adjustable width cultivator (fully restored)
  • A single bottom plow (needs restoring)

 

4 of the 5 items are close to operating condition (require clean up and greasing but no repair)

and the plow needs new wood handles.

 

so I'd guess the value between $800-1600

price for all 5? $500.

 

boy are my horses going to be annoyed when they find out they have to *work* for their dinner... lol.png

 

oh, and my two excellent neighbors went with me today, with one of their truck and trailers, and helped me transport it all home. for the price of dinner smile.png


Great score.
Have your draft horses been trained to pull a wagon or a log skid yet?

 If not, before you harness them to your antique equipment, might aught to try them out on a pull first.

 

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"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." 

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LF: Col W., Cochins. Projects: Blue CW, Birchen W.   B: OEGB, Rosecomb, d'Anvers.Delaware

"Speak kind words; hear kind echos."  "When you get to your wit's end, you'll find God lives there."  

"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." 

Fabric Temptress - http://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=3104712#p3104712
 

 

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