Guess what I bought my chickens today?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Cheri, Jun 2, 2007.

  1. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A mulberry tree!! I went to my favorite nursery today and told her I wanted a nice shade tree for my chicken yard and she sold me an Umbrella Chinaberry Tree and a Mulberry tree. I spent 79.00 at her place (bought hubby a mimosa tree and a brazos berry vine)! Those chickens better appreciate me!!
     
  2. cheapcheap_jeepjeep

    cheapcheap_jeepjeep Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a huge mullberry tree in my backyard and they are loving it. I have a few ripe berry just starting to fall. They never seem to leave the tree. I hope your love it too.
     
  3. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mine is a very immature tree. I hope they like it too.
     
  4. Queen of the Lilliputians

    Queen of the Lilliputians Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 5, 2007
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    I'm sure they'll LOVE that! Your chicks are so much more spoiled than my poor dears... Sounds like so much fun for them.

    There is a pre-existing tree in the coop (very scraggly, leaning birch), and I planted some cosmos around the outside.

    -Meghan
     
  5. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Weeeeeeeeeell. I only was supposed to get the one tree but darn that woman is good!
     
  6. Dawn419

    Dawn419 Lost in the Woods

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    And hubby thought I was bad because I set up a radio for the chicks when they first got here...[​IMG]
     
  7. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey don't think I haven't thought about it! [​IMG]
     
  8. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Spoiled chickens?? Ummm, ok...well...then what are mine!? We have 2 mulberry trees for them....they have a roof vent in the coop, and a window fan...and our favorite country radio station in there for them. I am waiting to go out there one night to a good old barn dance going on! LOL Oh, we also planted a grape harbor....was initially for me...but..they LOVE grapes!
     
  9. Cheri

    Cheri Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hm............I have grapes out on the pond. Not producing yet but........I have discovered this vine in front of my house which I am told is a native grape.

    Oh and I wanted to put a cieling fan in their coop.
     
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  10. Whirlwind

    Whirlwind Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    Tuttle, Oklahoma
    Mine love mullberries. Its a good thing to. I have 2 very large trees in the yard and lots of smaller ones in tree line on creek. I hope you planted in a good spot. My large trees in yard make an awful mess and 7 hens can't even eat enough berries.
     

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