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  1. ladyride

    Poultry butchering

    I don't live in Md. but I bought a quick pluck on line for 60.00 then all you need is 2 plastic 55 gal drums which are 10.00 a piece here if that helps most places wont process chickens
  2. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    look up quick plucker they work good we have one you can buy them done or d.i.y and they are cheaper than a tub plucker . but they are messy my old man dont mind he does all killing and plucking here when we process. they also make them for ducks and pheasents
  3. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    Everyone have a safe & very enjoyable Thanksgiving !! Be careful for those traveling will be thinking & prayers for safety for you !!
  4. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    To our thread.
  5. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    We got 6 australorps from them last year they have mave made some really good layers & good mommas. They were in quarentine as you should do with any chicken. They have really incorparated into the flock so well. They had hatchery stock but good looking to our eye they got reasonable size good...
  6. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    that sounds like something I would do.
  7. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    not that we found. Did check.
  8. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    Well my no #1 rooster got hit today by next door dog. Lot's feather loss ( he was just getting pretty again from moult) No puncture marks that we could find but man feathers everywhere. He hobbled away, but he walked away. We had no idea anything was going on til neighbor was coming across yard...
  9. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    Good roosters are sometimes hard to find. We get attached to the good ones. Sorry for your loss.
  10. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    we have one for the meaties. We put tarps on the sides uncover one side during the day leave one side on for shade in summer. Always cover at night. Had not used in winter but spring til fall it is occupied.We do secure with stakes during stormy weather it has gone across the yard a couple of...
  11. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    ok purdty things can equal funny thangs. Brahma over blue or buff orp . now they free range seperately.
  12. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    raise what makes you happy. I hate it when people are just plain rude & mean. so no need to be that way to people.
  13. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    This is why I have maintained a closed flock hoping the worst thing I get is bugs ie: lice, mites they are hard enough to fend off. Last fall with the mites almost drove me crazy since have been doing all of bairos preventive alternate permethrin & seven, worm twice a year & hope no wild birds...
  14. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    that just soo cool. Nicely done.
  15. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    Well wish I could make it to picnic cause I sure am gonna miss stangs black bottom cupcakes but alas UT has other ideas how I should spend my days. There are so many good cooks among us I really hate to miss it. Enjoy ya'll but think about me plugging away at work. Everyone has been so busy...
  16. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    my favorite was this summer from my sister. I had just cleaned the coop was going to get chicken feed sis asked are you going to change clothes my reply no just going to feed store. So yes there was poo on shoes , feathers in hair, dust on pants. She said omg this is just what you have said all...
  17. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    ooh no but thank you so much
  18. ladyride

    Eastern Tennessee Thread

    tn chicken nut so sorry to hear about your accident & you are right karma is a b----- but west knoxville people fail to look beyond the skin to see the person that is fabulous. What happened go to work for 4 days and everyone goes post crazy took me 45 min to catch up . My poor chickens look...
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