"Louisiana "La-yers" Peeps"

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Sassymygirl, Apr 10, 2009.

  1. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    The game bird feed from Petrus is 26% but I cut it with cracked corn to bring the protein down a bit for the other animals.

    $35.00/50lb bag ????!!!!!!!!!!! OMG !!!!!!!!!!!!!! :eek: :th That is WAY out of my pocket range. I would not be able to afford that with all of the animals that I have.

    Yea, you're right. If I had to do it, I could. :/ I can remember my 6ft tall grandmother going out into her chicken yard and grabbing a chicken(s), ringing it's neck, plucking it and coming inside to cook it. I wish I could be like her. :/ It seemed so easy to her. We were the first ones at the table to eat when the food was cooked. :drool
     
  2. mzstre

    mzstre Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know...it IS very costly, but it lasts me twice as long as the commercial feeds. I think it's because it's raw, whole food. Because it isn't cooked and processed, it retains all its nutrients. I could pay half as much but would feed twice the amount of pellets or crumbles, so my expense would be the same. This way I know that the eggs and meat my family are eating are not full of GMOs. The more I read, the more terrified I am of buying food that I haven't raised or grown. [​IMG]
     
  3. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    What does it look like? Can you post a pic of the feed? How many animals do you have to feed?
     
  4. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Good morning La-yers! It's nice and chilly outside.

    On yesterday after work, I was driving home and I received a call from my neighbor. She was calling to see where I was because she had made a big ole' pot of chicken, sausage and okra gumbo AND potato salad and she had some for me. What a nice WARM surprise. I stopped by her house and picked up my gumbo. After doing all of the chores in the yard and taking a VERY hot shower and jumping in my PJ's, I grabbed my gumbo and potato salad and enjoyed my little bit of heaven. It was sooooooooo good. It was just what I needed. I have some of the best neighbors. On last week my other neighbor had a great aunt that was in town and she wanted some fresh eggs to bake some home made cakes for her family. They came over and we stayed outside for a long time talking about the animals and laughing. Before they left, I went inside and packed up 2 dozen fresh eggs for them and gave it to them free. I told them that I only had 1 request. I asked if they could bring me 1 small slice of the home made cake. Well, the next day, they come back over with an entire cake. It was a yellow cake with chocolate icing. :drool Now how lucky can ya get. She made me a heart shaped chocolate cake. That was THE BEST cake that I have ever eaten. I was so happy. Did I say I have the BEST neighbors. :)
     
  5. catdaddyfro

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    Good mornin' (chilly yes, nice ehh not so much LOL) frost on the punkins this mornin', here

    Hey there La-yers and BYC-ers too.[​IMG]

    Hey there Kuntrygirl yeah I know what you mean on the nice neighbors when I lived over in Simmesport I had neighbors that would bring me over plates of food regularly "real" plates too. LOL

    I guess the one thing I have found out about eating like that, one reason it tastes so good is the fact that somebody else did the work in preparing it. [​IMG] Oh how I do love me some homemade yellow scratch cake(with fresh eggs/the more the better) with chocolate icing too. LOL

    Jeff
     
  6. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    Good morning - Oh gee, ya'll have me drooling all over my computer screen! Can't beat good neighbors!
    Mom's making gumbo today (chicken & sausage).

    It's a bit on the cool-ish side for me weatherwise but it sure does "feel" like Thanksgiving finally! [​IMG]
     
  7. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    I agree. Someone else preparing good food is ALWAYS a winner. Got me thinking about making my own scratch cake. I just gotta get a recipe from a REAL old school cook.
     
  8. kuntrygirl

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    I love gumbo. I could eat it every day. Terri, I'm thinking about duck gumbo. I have some extra drakes that I could process. :drool

    Terri, how is Mal doing?
     
  9. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Duck gumbo -- mmmmmmm, my fav!!!!

    Mal got his stitches out last Friday & now feels like he *ought* to be able to jump & run, but he's supposed to be "all four feet on the ground" for the next 3 weeks, so we have a, uh, difference of opinion that usually ends up w/him on a leash. I'll be so glad to get his 2nd surgery behind us!

    I have a killer recipe for old timey burnt sugar cake if you want it -- you can do cake or cupcakes - it is one fantastic cake! I'm making one for Thanksgiving dessert next week.
     
  10. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    LOL @ Mal feeling like he "ought" to be able to jump and run. Gotta love Mal. Sending happy wishes for a speedy and jumpless and runless recovery. :)

    Did you say killer recipe for old timey burnt sugar cake? :drool I would love to have it.! PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE. I can "practice" on it this weekend. THANK YOU!
     

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