Minnesota!

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

  1. Cyrus83

    Cyrus83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I started with a new company recently and I'm getting 40hr pay checks for the next two months for staying home. So naturally my honey do list is a long one. This first week at the new house I have been a painter, and hopefully next week I can put my tool belt back on and finish the coop. I want to part off a section of the coop to use as a brooder area, and I need to put another window on the south side for more winter sun.
     
  2. sycoleman

    sycoleman New Egg

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    Does anyone know a good Orpington Breeder in Arkansas?
     
  3. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why Arkansas? Wrong thread?
     
  4. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Yep, I am going to use a key chain type chain, so it breaks easy if she gets it caught on something.
     
  5. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Arkansas, Blue Earth they are both about the same..... [​IMG]
     
  6. Bogtown Chick

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    Nope...not altogether familiar with Arkansas way up yonder here.... But I bet if you check with some Arkansas Thread you might get some feedback.
     
  7. Bogtown Chick

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    Ralphie...On the Bert Baby-Daddy question I want to say a good 2-3 weeks of honeymooning with Bert only. Then start picking the eggs for a "go".
     
  8. Dandelioness

    Dandelioness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, a lot of catching up to do!

    Welcome to newcomers and returning friends.

    Sorry to hear the hatching issues, especially Minnie! I may wait a year on the Buckeye eggs, since you will be short. I hope you can figure all that out. :(

    Ralphie, I buy whole feed oats (for horses, I think) at the local, non-chain feed mill for $11 per 50# bag. I use them in my feed mix and even grow some as forage for the hens. The local field mice go ape for them, too!

    How much is a bag of oats where you are? I thought oats were pretty cheap, but now I wonder...
     
  9. Drea07

    Drea07 Out Of The Brooder

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    Just wanted to say hello!
    New to BYC and just got new chicks and ducklings a week ago, have more ducklings coming in a week. Never owned chickens or ducks before, so please forgive any ignorant questions I may have. [​IMG]
     
  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    If I get it from a farmer I pay around 5-6 bucks for a bushel. (@ 32 lbs test weight) I thought it was 12 bucks at the local feed store I assume theirs is 32lbs oats but not sure. From the farmer is 18 cents a pound, the feed store is 22 cents a pound. That saves $4 a hundred, If my math is right.
     

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