grannys gone and done it

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  1. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    star. LOL I love my air as well. wishing it sounds nice where you are ! I thought CA. was CA. I am very weak on states , countrys, ect....
     
  2. prostar

    prostar Overrun With Chickens

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    Lol it's a rather long state ;) don't worry I'm pretty bad on the states and stuff too. Yet another reason for me to stay all permanent resident status...I'd fail the crap out of the citizenship test!!
     
  3. XxMingirlxX

    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I collected my Hens today, and was very tempted to get a Silkie but I resisted the chicken math! When I get some deworming stuff in a month or two I might get a silkie. :)

    I love them! They are timid but that's to be expected, Babs doesn't mind them but Selma has always been at the bottom of the pecking order and I think she is relishing in finally being a dominant hen. It hasn't been more than a few pecks and wing flaps and the new girls seem to be settling in really well. :) They got a little upset when it started to get dark but they soon settled themselves on the perches.

    They are both twenty weeks old and I have looked on the Wheaten Marans thread and they generally lay around the 28 week mark, Polish live by no-ones rules so I'm not sure when she'll lay but neither look ready to lay.

    Photo Time : I couldn't get a great photo of the Wheaten Marans (Monica) but she is at the side in a couple of the photos.
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    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    bet i would fail too. hahaa terrible. DD is still not back but supposed to be on the way. My belly button thinks my throat has been split.
     
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    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    Ming ! bout time. LOL what is the white one ? I didnt see the maran , what is the new and old ? The polish is awesome ! every time i see one i say yup !
     
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    XxMingirlxX Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The Grey one is an English Lavender Tailed Araucana - Selma, the large combed brown hen is my ex battery hen - Babs, the gold frizzle polish is pretty obvious lol and the wheaten Marans is the other brown one - we saw the parent stock, once she goes through her juvenile molt she will get much more contrast in the feathers - more white in the chest, darker brown on the neck.
     
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    They are nice. I am glad you finally got them !
     
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    Dinner was awful, everyone is gone and now i am bored.

    My sister, Seems odd to write of her in the past-tense. She was 2 yrs. my senior. Out of 6 daughters she was the only one I really grew up with. the others were older and leaving home early. We spent most of our adult years together as well. She was my best friend and she was a drug addict. simple stuff really, til our father died anyway. then she turned to harder stuff and tried to OD. She called 911 herself and they got her straight but something was different about her. You know when your talking to someone for a while before it dawns on you something is just not right ? that was her. So my Mom took her to Fl. and she met a man there. She was clean except for drinking once in a while. Her new husband was something else though. He was a dog. He put his hands on her one too many times and she had him locked away. By this time Mom is living with me here and my sister had sisters there but they were very wrapped up in their own lives.
    She came to visit me once and we had grand plans. We would spend our days together in rocking chairs. I half raised her children and they loved me like a second mom. She loved mine just the same. One weekend I was terribly restless and had what was explained to me a lucid dream. I saw my sister come floating down to me with outstretched arms crying and half the skin on her body was gone. I kept screaming and trying to wake myself but i couldnt. I could actually hear Tom in the background yelling at me to wake up. I finally was able to sit up in the bed but i couldnt breath. Tom kept shaking me and i was turning blue i guess. He shook me and i got my air. It was a very upsetting thing. I got dressed and took Tom to the dr. he had an appt. He was very sick and they admitted him to the hospital. I came home by myself and as I got to the driveway I could hear my mother making this noise i hope i never hear again. A wailing noise i guess. She was on the phone so I took it from her. Sister was on the other end. My mom had tried calling my sister and a woman answered the phone .. She said, If you want to know where your daughter is call the morgue. So she called her other daughter and it was true. My beautiful Kim was gone. Her husband had been released that very night. They found her on (i think) hw50 or springhill drive . thrown from a vehicle and dragged so many feet that all the skin on one side of her body was gone. She was still alive when she was thrown out but died from being run over. We flew her body here for burial. I did ask the funeral director what she was like. I explained my dream to him and he started crying. He said that is exactly how she was right down to it being her left side. My mother tried every thing she could before she left this world to get justice for her daughter but it was not to be. we all tried. Nothing was ever done. I ended up in therapy for well over a year with the diagnosis of PTSD. This happened in 2008 she was 47 years old. 2 years later her first grandchild was born.

    So there it is.. My beautiful Kim,
    I still miss you.
     
  9. napdognewfie

    napdognewfie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow. I am so very sorry.
     
  10. Wishing4Wings

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    Granny, what a horrible thing to happen to your sister, and to you too. Not only do you have to live without her, but you have the memory of what happened. For me, a lot of the time, the tragedy is so powerful it gets in the way of me thinking of the good times. Then it's kind of like losing the person in a different way. I hope you remember the fun and loving times and cherish the bond you shared with your dear sister. The depth of your sorrow shows the strength of your connection with her. I also hope that some day the man who did it suffers.
     
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