Hey Michiganders!!! Anyone Seen Spring Yet?!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by swampducks, Mar 28, 2008.

  1. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    Have you seen a robin? Anyone?

    The only signs I've seen other than a patch of frozen ground whenever the sun shines long enough to melt the newly fallen "flurries" are that the male goldfinches are yellowing up a bit.

    Does this winter just seem incredibly long to you? I know we had a snow storm in April last year, but I'm pretty sure the rest of the snow was mostly gone by then. I can handle a late storm (not much choice living up here!) but I'm going a little NUTS! Another high of 32f predicted for today! WHOOPIE

    I've gotten to the point where I may just not bother getting any chickens it's gotten me so dang depressed!

    Someone please TELL ME Spring is ANY MINUTE NOW! [​IMG]
     
  2. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Yeah, we got a bunch of snow last night!! I hate it. Had to shovel the chicken run...again! I so want warmth and sun. It sure has been a very long winter with lots of snow. I've let the chickes out a few times, tho. They run along the house where the snow melts first and scratch around. Don't worry, spring will be here soon. Hopefully no more snow!! Keep the faith!! lol
     
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  3. vicki2x2

    vicki2x2 Super Chick

    Feb 9, 2008
    Central Michigan
    I saw two different Robins last week and know others that have seen them also. Yes, spring is coming!! At least, it is trying!!

    We are just south of Lansing, so it should be to you soon. If I remember correct, you are farther up north.
     
  4. chickflick

    chickflick Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh, I saw a few robins yesterday!!
     
  5. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    I saw a robin the other day, we also had a very fat bluebird sitting on the bluebird house.....then came this cussed dadgum snow....(bleech). I'm sick of this white stuff and so ready for spring to get here.

    As I type the sun is shining, the sky is blue, and the lawn is white.
     
  6. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    See lots of robins....playing in the snow!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. Steve

    Steve Ye Olde Henhouse Builder

    ya know.....the other side of this is, that about July we will be squacking about the heat.....


    Would it be unreasonable to just ask for a steady temperature of 75 degrees?...with snow a week before Christmas and gone the next day?
     
  8. swampducks

    swampducks Overrun With Guineas

    Feb 29, 2008
    Barton City, MI
    Quote:Works for me. [​IMG]

    July isn't that hot up here, the deer flies are annoying though. That's why I'm getting a few muscovies.
     
  9. justinszoo

    justinszoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Had a robin commit suicide on the side of my house 3 days ago. Flew right into it and snapped its neck. Other than that none. Hope this isnt a bad sign.
     
  10. Guitartists

    Guitartists Resistance is futile

    Mar 21, 2008
    Michigan
    Thanks a lot Justin.... [​IMG] That gives me so much hope...NOT! [​IMG]

    I forgot to add.................................... LOL [​IMG]
     
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