Minnesota!

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

  1. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Overrun With Chickens

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    My fingers are crossed for you Minnie. You're birds are toooo byootiful not to hatch!

    What a beautiful day out today. Roger and ALL the girls (Creamettes and Silkie included) are trapsing along the lawn and the woods, dustbathing under the big White Pine. The pople leaves have sprung in the last day or so...so it's "Nature's First Green" out there and I just LOVE that color on the trees!

    The yellow labrador has got some front quarters issues. Her legs are folding underneath her and she's falling alot. I ran her to the vet yesterday and now I run her to a Canine chiropractor in Bemidji tonight as a last ditch effort to turn her around After 6 months of Anaplasmosis, internal ear infection, etc...something is just not right with the neck or nerves we think. We are hopeful this will do the trick. She's got a good fighting spirit. Gosh I don't want another dog. This one is trained to hunt birds with husband and leaves the chickens be. She's just pure gold.
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    Send some good healing vibes for my Jasmine.

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  2. Cearbhael

    Cearbhael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah she is pretty! Black Angus? Do you get milk from her? I had a cow when I was around 10 years old. I raised her from a heifer. (Guernsey) I got her since my grandfather gave me a bull calf. I was delighted in him, taught him to lead on halter etc then one day he was gone. I asked my gramps where he was and he replied, he is "wieners" by now! I was SOOOO angry at him, the women folk all asked him what kind of reaction did he expect? From that day forward I was offered a heifer since she would not be snatched away to the butchers. I knew bull calves were slaughtered, but he was mine, and my grandfather didn't even ask me before he took him. Suzy was a very satisfying project for me and she would come when called. Her mother (Alpha cow...not friendly at ALL) hated me from the day Susy was taken from her. She would charge if I went inside the pasture fence so Susy learned to come to me so my sorry bum didn't get trampled by Mom.
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Minnie I can identify and sympathize with you, my hatches have been pathetic this year. I am even worried about this batch. there has been no headways since this morning on the pipped egg. I even tapped the side of the incubator to see if it was a alive and got a chirp back anyways..



    GOOD LUCK ON THE HATCH MAY YOU GET 99.999%
     
  4. jailerjoe

    jailerjoe Chillin' With My Peeps


    No we're quarantined for 30 days. Can't take litter, eggs or chickens off my property for 30 days. The only thing they left was a carbon copy of the quarantine notice.

    I'm eating eggs like crazy and I am going to try freezing them. Maybe even dehydrating.
     
  5. jailerjoe

    jailerjoe Chillin' With My Peeps


    No medicine. I don't think there is anything they can give them. If the test is positive I expect they would just make me cull them. My birds are confined to the coop and run and they didn't tell us to do anything else. If our property wasn't listed they'd be free ranging most of the time but they're hell on my lawn and we're trying to make a good impression.

    Yep I'm going to be feeding lots and lots of egg! Thanks for the well wishes but I'm confident they're healthy. The guys doing the testing said as much too. I don't have any ponds or anything around and I honestly don't know where the nearest flock is. The Jenny-O turkey farm is probably 5ish miles away as the crow flies. Unless an infected shore bird or something flies over and poops in my run, I think we're ok.
     
  6. jailerjoe

    jailerjoe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Check out the fro on this girl!
     
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  7. Cearbhael

    Cearbhael Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Roflmao!
     
  8. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quick question. Anyone know approximately how much a day old turkey weighs? Google would not help me today . . .
     
  9. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow! Love the coloring.
     
  10. coldupnorth

    coldupnorth Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful Spitzhauben! or am I wrong?
     

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