I learned something awesome yesterday.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by chicken_angler, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
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    A lady posted an ad on craigslist for a washer for a family of 8. We had an extra used one my aunt gave us when ours was broken. We didnt use it because we got ours fixed. It was in the shed. We called her and told her she could have a washer and dryer. She came by to pick it up last night. She said her uncle used to live in our house. Sadly he had died at the kitchen table. He raised turkeys, chickens, ducks, chickens, quail, and a whole bunch of animals. That is why my coops were already here when we moved in. We rent this house so our landlord bought it from this lady's uncle. She said he had all sorts of buildings full of animals. I thought this was so cool! She asked if there was this one shed over near the side of our property. We said no. She then said that he had chickens in a shed over there. We had found a piece of clear colored corrugated plastic over in the woods. She left happy with a washer and dryer for her daughter who has 6 kids.
     
  2. beakkeeper

    beakkeeper Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool... [​IMG]
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
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    Awesome [​IMG]
     
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great story, thanks for sharing [​IMG]
     
  5. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    I thought it was cool learning that there was such a diverse amount of poultry here. There is a coop that i am using, and a big red dog house type thing that i had guineas in for a while. Also there is a metal shed that i can use for animals.
     
  6. crtrlovr

    crtrlovr Still chillin' with my peeps

    Cool story. I love hearing the history behind places [​IMG]
     
  7. chicken_angler

    chicken_angler Coop Constructist

    Jun 23, 2008
    a house
    She also said that her uncle dug our pond! She used to swim in it when she was little. We recently blued the pond and killed all the algae.
     
  8. mksenoj

    mksenoj Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cool
     
  9. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

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    cny ny
    very cool. our house came with a coop also. my husband gave the nesting boxes to his cousin that has an organic farm. here i am three yrs later with the coop filled up again.
     
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Fun story! Thanks for sharing!

    You might run around your property with a metal detector sometime. You never know what you might find.
     

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