Got Rain???

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by pharmchickrnmom, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Chicken_Lover_2010

    Chicken_Lover_2010 In the Brooder

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    Yea I'm up here is MI and holy crap, my entire backyard looks like a giant lake. My girls go outside in small portions of time but when they go into the coop they are soaking wet. [​IMG] Plus I have 27 baby's in my house that are getting bigger and bigger each day... the rain really needs to stop so they can go outside and run around.. [​IMG]
     
  2. Crack N' Egg

    Crack N' Egg Songster

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    I posted on my facebook page this morning that I need to get back to building my Ark [​IMG]

    Central Jersey is just getting hammered by the elements this winter. First record breaking snow, now major flooding rains. Our property is one big mud bog! [​IMG]
     
  3. aprhardy

    aprhardy Chirping

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    Rain? Oh yeah. Since the first of the year we've had rain 89 out of the last 69 days. Ok, well maybe not that much, but it sure feels like it. I farm a bit so I sure hope there's a good market for mud, because that's about all I'm raising right now.

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    I know the feeling!​
     
  4. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    Crack N' Egg :

    I posted on my facebook page this morning that I need to get back to building my Ark [​IMG]

    Central Jersey is just getting hammered by the elements this winter. First record breaking snow, now major flooding rains. Our property is one big mud bog! [​IMG]

    Yeah. Here in NH we are under a flood watch. Between the major rain and the massive snow packs we are in danger of floating away. At least the temps are above 25 degrees finally. That was getting really old. I have been griping to my husband, who is in Hawaii on business, about the horrible weather. He's got us beat today, though. Tsunami warnings and evacuations of all coastal areas.

    I think I'll think I'll take the rain over a tsunami.​
     
  5. pharmchickrnmom

    pharmchickrnmom Songster

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    Okay--nice to hear I have company. Dh and I were up all night pumping. Had to get the kids up at 2:30 am to help us bail cause the pump couldnt keep up. Do you know how heavy 5 gallong buckets of water are??? Anyways, our troubles are nothing compared to those poor people in Japan. It is finally sunny here today and warm and windy. The girls are still locked in their tractor as the run is such a muddy pool. Opened all their vents and doors and Elanor was happily dusting in the sandbox where the sun was shining on it. Hung up a cabbage to give them something to do. Maybe tomorrow they can go out if it drys up some. I hope the temps stay up so all the rest of this snow melts slowly and goes away. Hope all of you are doing well and your cheeps too!
     
  6. LeezyBeezy

    LeezyBeezy Songster

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    Us too, up here in southern Maine. We had over 4 feet of snow this year, and with the rain on top = UGLY. My husband has been busy digging trenches in the basement to install a sump pump. The crazy chickens, sick of being in all winter (although I am extremely lucky and have a huge barn they have total run of), were out in the snow 2 days ago, and in the rain. My speckled sussex is a fearless leader and OFF they go.... They are scratching on every little scrap of grass they can find!
     

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