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  1. old geezer

    little chicks in coop question

    has been some time sice i was last here--health issue--i recently gave my portable broody coop and pen away---but my bimbo girl buttercup , { like clock works during the summer months --goes broody every 6 weeks }- she has 12 days left before hatch --question is , she is in a side coop and run...
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    Polish people will laugh at this

    Quote: DH is mostly German. When he first came to my father's for Christmas, I had to explain that we eat "weird" food at Christmas, kielbasa, ham, creamed herring, rye bread, cabbage, pierogi ... He just looked at me and asked, "So what's the weird food?" what , no hurki or kruschiki ,and...
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    they tasted like [email protected]@##$$%^

    Quote: ...let;s hear it for breakfast suppers--big thing at out house , 2 or 3 times a month---all kinds of omlettes , tex mex--mushroom , italian , all served with smokey papprika home fries and a good local bought amish scrapple fried crisp , hard crust rye toast with butter an jam an...
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    they tasted like [email protected]@##$$%^

    ...with 2 hens laying , 2 that a too young to lay , and 5 going throught the final stages of the moult , it finally caught up to me and i had to go out and buy eggs this morning ,....they tased like cr-p ,3 large eggs ran soo much they almost completely cover'd the botton of my 10 inch cast...
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    dang-- another broody question

    ....dang..it's cold here in ny ,and buttercup has gone broody again---...4th time this yr.--- i can't soak her with the water treatment as before to stop the broodyness , what else can i do--i think it's too cold to raise chicks right now ...any other time i would be estatic as this hatch...
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    feed price's

    just found out this afternoon that they will no longer supply penfield feed to their customers---going up by $3.00 a bag---well guess i will be going back to blueseal--there was nothing wrong with it in the first place..{ blueseal } , i was just told by another chicken person that penfield was...
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    molt in the north east

    --questions-- this is only my second winter with chickens--last year only 1 bird went into a small molt -------but this year--looks like some one had a pillow fight in my coop and run..... i live in " cambridge ny " right off the vt. border between saratoga ny and bennington vt---isn't this...
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    finally- my idiot honking roo decided to crow

    ..i just got back from small trip to local IGA store , getting out of the jeep , i could hear 2 distint cockle doodle doo's from button my roo ....---kinda sickly , but still a great doodle for me---..
  9. old geezer

    my roo is an idiot

    Quote: you know--that no crowing and just honking just may be a blessing in disguise-----so excited to get a roo it slipped my mind--------and i do have the neighbour-hood pain in the butt just a 100 yards away----he always finds some thing to crap or complain about----.
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    my roo is an idiot

    still no crowing from my very first roo named button----he's got the creation process of making little chicklets eggs down pretty good--------but still no crowing --at times he plays by himself running arround the pen ,into the coop , back into the run back into the coop all the while...
  11. old geezer

    best friends and the little wanna-be roo

    suzy my speckled sussex and lucy my little red sex link are best bud,s , they were my first 2 hens and are inseperatable......well , finally today my little roo , button , who hasn't even crowed yet ,starts feeling his oats and decides to get frisky with suzy....and suzy wasn't in no moode for...
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    rooster frustration ,and my roo is a chicken

    Quote: thanks for the great info
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    rooster frustration ,and my roo is a chicken

    i finally have 2 roo's after waiting 2 yrs and hatching a bunch of eggs---both roos are RI reds--button is a tad over 3 month's old----and josey wales is a bit over 2 month's---here's the rub--button who used to love to be picked up is now skitterish and does not like to be picked up...
  14. old geezer

    buttercup my buff.orp is a broody machine

    Quote: she is such a sweetheart--love's to cuddle---and she has never pecked at me , even when being broody and being taken off her nest---alas --i can't do any more chicks----buttercup has added 17 chicks her 3 broods , and suzy my speckled sussex 3 more
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    buttercup my buff.orp is a broody machine

    ....seems like evry six weeks right after she hatches some ferile eggs that i aquire from a friend ,and after she raises the chicks..........she wants to play moma again-------she already has hatched 3 broods just this past summer , and is now broody agaain........but because an early fall is...
  16. old geezer

    Whats your one funny thing to do before you kick the bucket??

    ---i already did it-------about 12 yrs ago i bought an old parking meter at a flea market that say's expired----oldest daughter promides to put it next to the stone marker ,and said she is also going to throw my !#$%$#@#$%&^%#@! cucko clock in the coffinn with me before they lock it up...
  17. old geezer

    What's your favorite cereal?

    ........wheaties , and cream of wheat----tried fiber 1 at one time---surgeon generals warrning should be on the side of the box
  18. old geezer

    VERY cute video of a dog and cat playing

    Quote: I laughed out loud when that kitten did that sideways bounce down the hallway!!!! ..sooooo cute --love the kitty cha cha down the hall ......not really a cat person here ,,, but i have alway's said--if they stayed kittens---i would litterly have a bushel basket full running arround...
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    ohh come on. i can't change my avatar. and now look at it! grrrrr

    Quote: at least you have one----------------i been trying forever and can't seem to get it to work........
  20. old geezer

    Movies of the 70s and 80s

    try 3 days of the condor----with robert redford and max von seidow
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