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    bigzio replied to the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads".
    The last FFF of Feb is in the making. Decided to break out the fryer for a change. Home grown taters too large for bakers are krinkle...
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    bigzio replied to the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads".
    I keep my nest boxes packed with fresh straw, it prevents the eggs from freezing longer and gives the hens a nice comforting place to...
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    bigzio reacted to wyoDreamer's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    My chickens have free access to the outside run most of the time. If the wind is from the Northeast, then I close the popdoor at night...
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    bigzio reacted to Folly's place's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    About your dog search; try Petfinders onliine, see if there's a boxer rescue, and check the boxer club site. May the right dog find...
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    bigzio reacted to Bmb's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    I have no heating in my coop except for a cozy coop panel they can hang out by during the day. I open my coop door a little later in the...
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    bigzio reacted to AppleMomma65's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    You gave me a good reminder: I put a fresh blanket of straw on their floor. They are now in heaven ...
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    bigzio replied to the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads".
    My birds are kept locked up during this extreme cold snap. I have straw well over a foot deep in the coop and add more when...
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    bigzio reacted to AppleMomma65's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    Ugh. I'm guessing all are as sick of this COLD as I am! First-time chicken-keeper here and have a question: My 11 chickens are about a...
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    bigzio reacted to CluckerFamily's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    I am so sorry.
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    bigzio reacted to wyoDreamer's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    I found a dead hen in the bottom nest box this morning. They all looked fine yesterday. However, I just put 7 4-month old birds (7...
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    bigzio reacted to Bmb's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    Brrr! I ended up putting my pair of African geese in the garage for the foreseeable future since nighttime temps are negative teens and...
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    bigzio reacted to Folly's place's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    Hello again from Michigan! We ordered birds on New Year's day, from Cackle, and the first available shipping date for all the breeds we...
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    bigzio replied to the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads".
    Welcome to the cheeseheads Jess. I don't have ducks, but would keep them inside for sure. You don't want them freezing their feet. I...
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    bigzio reacted to Jessduck's post in the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads" with Like Like.
    Hello from Land O’ Lakes! Anyone here have ducks? Worried about mine when the real feel outside is -26. I thought I read somewhere to...
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    bigzio replied to the thread Wisconsin "Cheeseheads".
    I haven't used the bookmark either, sorry I can't help. Batten down the hatches and break a fresh bale of straw for the...
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