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Maine

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by chickenboy, Mar 16, 2007.

  1. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    No, I'm not in the burn unit. I was proud to be one of the few serving our veterans today. The rat re-dug his (or her) holes yesterday. Operation De-Rat will begin shortly.

    I tried kitty litter buckets. No one would touch them. I have a few old covered cat litter boxes, they enjoy those. Pictures of your eggies?
     
  2. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    I use buckets for nestboxes for my bantams but my LF are too big for them.

    I heard santas coming to night.... I hope so. my treadmill is dying. pretty good investment for $75 used 9 yrs. it's got a lot of miles on it.
    hoping I get a new one (or another used one) for christmas, otherwise I will be looking for one after christmas to treat myself.

     
  3. ashandvine

    ashandvine Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Having LF, and mostly 'heritage' breeds, I wondered if the buckets would be small and how they would be attached into a unit instead of rolling around.

    Santa didn't bring me an incubator. He thought snow boots for the kids would be a better idea. I agree... and waited till he left to pout. Guess I should just jenny rig my current bator and get golf balls.

    The snow is beautiful. Baking and cleaning for ungrateful people is not :)
     
  4. Mainechick168

    Mainechick168 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    we are all christmased out. I gave the chickens a some ricotta cheese as a treat today- they deserve it, I've been getting 4-5 eggs a day without any artificial light. good girls :)
     
  5. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    good girls!!. ash, i know what you mean! take a big breath, it won't last forever.
     
  6. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    You're making me regret not having kids more every minute! [​IMG]
     
  7. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    I don't think she is referring just about the kids, if it's the kids at all. it's what comes with a partner.

     
  8. buckabucka

    buckabucka Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My bucket nest boxes are screwed into a piece of wood in back that connects them, and that somehow connects to a piece of wood in front (I obviously didn't install them myself). My chickens seem to fit in them okay, but I don't like how rounded and slippery they are.

    Even though my cooking was self-imposed, I am glad to have it behind me.

    [​IMG]

    I like to hand cut some of my frosted cookies. All the birds and chickens are handcut, many from negative spaces. I use the crinkly looking edges of the dough to make broccoli spears (so healthy!) and in the center you will see the moldy swiss cheese, which is a standard cookie I make. This is definitely not Martha Stewart-type baking, but they taste delicious!
     
  9. hoppy

    hoppy I'm not all fluff

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    now you are making me feel guilty I didn't make cookies for my parents/sisters etc. I'll be nice and make them some of my chocolate cake, I'll color the frosting green and call it christmas cake, [​IMG]
     
  10. annabananaandfamily

    annabananaandfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I made some lovely pumpkin whoopie pies and red velvet too for dessert today..unfortunately wenever got to enjoy them becuse my dog ate all of them!
     

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