Minnesota!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by foxhollow, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Scott16475

    Scott16475 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She's 11. She wouldn't even pet the chicks last spring but she did hold one yesterday evening. Baby steps.
     
  2. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks guys/gals. No pasty butt issues at all. No bloody stools. We do have electrolytes in their water. They were all vaccinated for coccidiosis (or at least the chicks I paid for were). Haven't lost a single Cornish X. It is the smallest layers that are dying (a Cochin, a Buff Orp, and either a BR or an
    Australorp). Frustrating!
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    It sure is!! Good Luck..
     
  4. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Overrun With Chickens

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    Frustrating is an understatement when it comes to dealing with chicken problems. They can be quite overwhelming.

    [​IMG] that this is the end of it Nordic. [​IMG]Better days lie I ahead. I'm almost sure.

    Isn't that funny about kids? I never thought that kids would be afraid of chicks or chickens. But come to think of it my son would rather take the long way around the yard if Roger is standing in the middle of it. Those two have tangoed before. And Rog usually wins and my son is crying. [​IMG] Roger smells his fear. LOL. So cocky. (Perfect pun) My daughter just trots right on out and picks him up cuddles puts him down so he can get back to hen management and eating. No problems. I think though he mainly thinks we are his hens too.

    My kids' fears, Daughter: HATES Hates spiders. Any size will send her running. And for my son, is storms. High winds, tornado warnings. I think we let him watch "Twister" at too young of an age. [​IMG]
     
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  5. Scott16475

    Scott16475 Chillin' With My Peeps

    To show that I'm not only all about revealing my youngest daughter's fears, I'll reveal mine. Snakes. I'm 6'4 200lbs and let me tell you that no one is safe if they're around me and a snake. Not even women and children. I will throw a woman or child ON the snake to allow me the chance to flee. My fear is so irrational that I can't see a snake on TV or in a magazine without me freaking out.
     
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  6. ejb3810

    ejb3810 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ralphie, to clarify. The rooster in your video is the supposed Ameraucana. The lady I got the chicks from said they were Ameraucana and had been sexed as pullets by a Hmong gentleman. The sex was obviously wrong, and the bird is not a SOP color variety for Ameraucana. It may still be from Ameraucana brood stock, but crossed by color variety and may be pure for the blue egg gene?
    The other rooster is a Partridge Chantecler and egg gene would be light brown. He should be the larger of the two roosters.
     
  7. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Thanks!!

    I had it backwards I looked at a picture of a partridge chanticleer some where that looked like the little one (Ole) and assumed it was him, but wondered about the green legs..

    I also thought ED was the biggest yellow egged EE I had ever seen....lol
     
  8. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    I understand. mine is bats..

    I go into places with "bat houses" and I get an urge to burn them.....
     
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  9. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Spiders OMG. I have old friends that live in Australia. That is one country I'm not sure I could visit. The pictures they post on FB are terrifying!
     
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  10. Bogtown Chick

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    Heights... or maybe bears. I have a recurring nightmare every couple years or so about the latter.

    Edited to add that the coop almost didn't get finished (a roof) because of the heights issue. What a ninny I am.... But then I pretty much know I don't bounce.
     
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