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Map of potential chicken sitters

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Amina, Dec 31, 2013.

  1. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot of us would be very happy to have a chicken sitter for when we go on vacation, so I think it would be an incredible resource to have a list of people who might be willing to do this. I made a custom google map where each of us who would be willing to chicken sit can add a pin with our approximate location. For each pin, we can put in our user name on here so that people can PM us. So far I put myself on there and stuck in another placeholder pin just so the map isn't zoomed in so much. I'll delete that one later.

    What do you all think of this idea?

    https://mapsengine.google.com/map/edit?mid=zuPAEjKFvgxE.kleOmNkDEEMw
     
  2. LarryH

    LarryH Out Of The Brooder

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    Okay. I placed myself on the map. I am in Georgetown Texas just north of Austin. I hope I didn't mess up the map.
     
  3. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Excellent! No, you didn't mess it up - it's perfect.
     
  4. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great idea! I know that many people on the Indiana Thread have discussed the difficulty of finding capable people to care for their chickens and animals when they go out-of-town. I added my location-- the north side of Evansville, Indiana.
     
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  5. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    I added my central Indiana location as well.
     
  6. jboettner

    jboettner New Egg

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    This is a great idea. We had some difficulty finding a sitter for Christmas but were able to find one in time.
     
  7. BrickWall Honey

    BrickWall Honey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nice idea, how to you put a pin in your area?
     
  8. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    To put a pin on your area, you click the little balloon.
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    Then the cursor will change to crosshairs, so you can just click on the area where you live, and then put your user name in.
     
  9. I love the idea. I will have to think about whether I can chicken sit, but it sounds fun! :)
     
  10. Amina

    Amina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well don't feel like you're committing to anything if you put yourself on the map! If you'd consider sitting, then go ahead and put yourself up there, I think. :)
     

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