I did the unthinkable today....

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by tammye, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. tammye

    tammye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so Last night I could not take it any longer and moved three of my smaller hens with bald spots into the mudroom in a dog crate! Do I now have house chickens? come on, it was 25 below zero last night, I could not sleep knowing that they would be struggling to survive, I'm a hugh sap. My husband just rolled his eyes and said is this part of menopause too! Do I need help?
     
  2. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Yes, you need help, we'll come by & help carry the rest in! [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  3. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    mr. birdaholic :

    Yes, you need help, we'll come by & help carry the rest in! [​IMG] [​IMG]

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  4. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    -12ยบ here last night and I worried a little - didn't lose any sleep though:)
     
  5. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    Yes! you need help, like all of us do. [​IMG]
    I think you did right! You looked at your situatioin, coop, weather etc. and did what was best. Both for the chickens and you.

    Good job,

    Imp
     
  6. dsqard

    dsqard Crazy "L" Farms

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    mr. birdaholic :

    Yes, you need help, we'll come by & help carry the rest in! [​IMG] [​IMG]

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    To the OP your DH's remark about menopause made me think of the "All in the Family" episodes when Edith is going through it. [​IMG] How does bringing chickens into the house figure in to menopause?! [​IMG] [​IMG] I think it is perfectly sane!​
     
  7. TheSpiceGirls

    TheSpiceGirls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think you are a good chicken mamma and your girls will thank you for it with tasty eggs.
     
  8. chkn

    chkn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You saved yourself the trouble of treating all that frostbite.
     
  9. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    haha, don't worry, you're not the only one, tammye...i now have three in the house and four in the basement... and yes, one is a rooster [​IMG]
     
  10. duckking

    duckking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have one in the house now because she's injured. Chicken sitting. But when it got really cold here, well cold for WA, and that was -9F, my chickens were in the house. Same eye roll from husband. but I couldn't sleep. Just roll your eyes back at him.......
     

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