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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Grammi, Jan 23, 2007.

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  1. sevenchickens

    sevenchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Zephyr, I just picked up 2 Dorkings from Livingston Feed and Seed, they are Murray McMurray so I don't know if hatchery stock interests you. I've had such a difficult time finding any at all. I know a guy that shows chickens and he is keeping an eye out for me, if he comes through with some eggs I'll let you know.
     
  2. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

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    Each year since I retired there has been a cost to live increase but not any increase in my pension. It is exactly the same amount as when I retired 19 years ago. In 1991 gas was $1.11 per gallon and now they're predicting that it will be $4 by summer. My property taxes have almost doubled. Bread was $1.25 now it's $2.49. I just went back and researched the cost of living increases for the last 19 years and if my pension had a cost of living adjustment I would be drawing $21,000 more than I am currently drawing. At the current rate of decline in purchasing power I will need to die in about ten years.
     
  3. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
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    Good Morning!

    Rain is spitting on and off here. Have to work this morning. Then this afternoon we are all going to the movies for a surprise for child #3's birthday tomorrow. I have another surprise for her birthday too!
     
  4. sevenchickens

    sevenchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:We got the same storm. Thunder shook the house and made the smoke dectors go off woke the kids and now I have a dog glued to my side. Poor dog was shaking and drooling.

    My chicks should be shipping from Ideal today. Woo hoo!!

    Hope you all have a great day.

    I just read an article/advertisement about a blanket that you can put on dogs to help with the fear of storms. They say that it is the static electricity build up in the air that most dogs get nervous about and this blanket is lined with something that neutralizes it. here is the link. http://www.stormdefender.com/how_it_works.htm
     
  5. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Ellen: Have you thought about ordering some rosecomb Dorkings from Sand Hill? I've got a few breeds coming from them this summer...so I have no experience with their quality. But it's a place to start if you can't find them anywhere else.
     
  6. shelleyb1969

    shelleyb1969 Star Bright Farm

    Does anyone have a treatment (other than the obvious) for a disorder I call "ACDD"? All Consuming Duckling Desire? I have had this yearning for a few weeks now for some ducklings...and it's getting REALLY bad. [​IMG] If anyone wants to go in on an order from somewhere that has Welsh Harlequins...please let me know. That would definitely be the cure for my problem. [​IMG]
     
  7. wyliefarms

    wyliefarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 19, 2008
    Fowlerville,MI
    Just a quick update on the hen with brumblefoot that I did surgery on the other night. She is doing remarkably well! She is in the rec room right now. She is staying in the trailer with the chicks so she keeps her foot clean in all this mud. Rachel is rebedding the chicks and the hen is quite the escape artist! New ointment and bandaids on her toe and she is walking around with a slight limp. Her foot is still swollen some. She really likes the back of the couch that is by the window, she thinks she can escape from here too! Well she just tried to fly out and pooped on Jack in the process! [​IMG]
     
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  8. SweeChee

    SweeChee Out Of The Brooder

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    Haven't been on in a few days. It's a lot easier at work with high speed, but I'm on spring break so I have to deal with dial up. I finally got my pictures of our chicks uploaded. We had 10, but one died [​IMG] Here they are:

    Skidmark is hiding behind Midnight
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  9. Hillbilly Hen

    Hillbilly Hen Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:All this talk about blue laced red wyandottes and I have no idea what one looks like. Pics anyone?
    SweeChee, those are some cute chicks.
     
  10. Bluemoon420

    Bluemoon420 The Rooster Queen

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