I woulda sworn I live in FL

Discussion in 'Ducks' started by CelticOaksFarm, Jan 3, 2012.

  1. CelticOaksFarm

    CelticOaksFarm Family owned, family run

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    These temps are crazy cold for us today. Had to the heat on in the house, add extra heat lamps to the brooders too. Tonight I get to cover my tropical plants so we don't suffer loses. None of the animals have skipped a beat today though. Ducks and geese splashing, chickens running all over. Glad we only deal with a few really cold days each year.
     
  2. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    We are supposed to get to 21, and we are just up the road a bit.
    I hate losing the citrus. It had no chilling hours to get it hardy.
    It was in the nineties before Christmas, and now the plants get slammed.
     
  3. anderson8505

    anderson8505 Peace, Love & Happy Chickens

    I hear ya! Brrrrr

    Watch someone from "up north" pipe in about how we're weinies... [​IMG]
     
  4. jdywntr

    jdywntr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Right there with you guys. [​IMG] Went out to feed the birds and ran right back in to get a jacket.
     
  5. Miss Lydia

    Miss Lydia Running over with Blessings Premium Member

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    Quote:I have weinies and their all laying next to the wood stove with blankets on them. yep we have 17 with wind chill of 0 course everythings already dead here or rather dormant.
     
  6. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    yeah, but they can't handle our heat. [​IMG]
     
  7. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Quote:Weenies indeed. [​IMG] Didn't want to disappoint.


    Of course, whenever I've been in Florida in the summer, I've just about died from the heat, so I guess we all are weenies, it just depends on what we're used to.
     
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  8. m.kitchengirl

    m.kitchengirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm from "Up North", I think you all have our winter down there. It was 56 deep in Northern Maine yesterday. I walked from the hot tub to the house I was at in my bikini, not to do the hot/cold thing, but because it was so warm I didn't need to put my fleece pants & down jacket back on after I got out.
    I would be very bummed about the citrus trees. Heck, I AM really bummed - I love my Florida oranges. I pray for good weather for you all & for us to FINALLY get some snow.
     
  9. Quail_Antwerp

    Quail_Antwerp [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]Mrs

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    I'm up North here, and I don't think ya'll are wiennies! I'm jealous!! [​IMG] I'm wishing we had only a few really cold days, but must confess our winter has been fairly mild up here! First snow today!
     
  10. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    Today was fun. Up at 7 and walked out in my sleeping shirt and shorts like i do to feed the ducks and forgot about the cold. Ran and dumped the food in the pen and ran back inside lol. They are all enjoying it though!
     

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