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Flooded Chicken Yard

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by UNCLEG, Mar 25, 2007.

  1. UNCLEG

    UNCLEG Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, just thought I would share my stupid move for the week. Friday morning I feed and water chickens like I do every morning before work. For whatever reason I forgot to turn off the water, when I got home the chicken yard was flooded and the girls where having a blast wading in it. I'm dreading my power bill, pump ran for at least 10 hours and just last week the heating and air unit ran all day, thermastat had gotten stuck. Gonna be a big bill.

    Another day in the life of UNCLEG
     
  2. jimnjay

    jimnjay Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah poor UNGLEG, I can't seem to remember to lock the gates lately. I don't know who has been with who. Sheesh. I bet the girls appreciate the mud bath tho.
     
  3. zimmy

    zimmy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Niiiiiiice [​IMG]


    Well, at least they had fun XP
     
  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Oh boy!!!
    Oh well at least it was fun for them...
     
  5. mudhen

    mudhen confidently clueless

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    That must have been something to see when you got home!
    Ouch on that energy bill though! :aww
     
  6. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator Staff Member

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    My ducks would love you.
    The faucet broke in the pen one day.
    Muddy Pen + Gushing water = Happy Ducks.
     
  7. Wolf

    Wolf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OUCH!

    ...and it's been bitin' me with only what's needed on!
     
  8. eldiablo

    eldiablo Out Of The Brooder

    So chickens actually like getting wet?
     
  9. pegbo

    pegbo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Actually I think they do! Mine are always going in mud puddles and love it when I spritz them with the hose on really hot days, maybe they think they're ducks!!!![​IMG]
     
  10. chooniecat

    chooniecat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :eek:have also done this(few times) and now set the alarm on my cell phone for a few minutes after i've turned water on. my chickens haven't been happy but the ducks are grateful.
     

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