Minnesota!

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

  1. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I couldn't say for certain, but I will say that I emailed Urch/Turnland twice with no response. From what I understand they are an older couple who might not be technologically savvy. GL with your birds. I have heard nothing but good things about them :)

    Welcome newbies!
     
  2. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    @Wild Child sounds like you have a great mixture of birds in your flock. Should be a very pretty bunch!

    Welcome @eunderth !! AmericanKraut has given you some very great info there! I am checking some of them out! :) I love to read more and more about all the different breeds and their unique qualities!
     
  3. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well, I heard some frightening news this weekend. My brother in law who shares a property line with me had a black bear on his deck digging through stuff on Saturday night. On Sunday my Mother in Law was there babysitting and went to leave and the bear was right outside the house. I have heard it is of decent size. I have not yet heard if my brother has gotten the sheriffs department/dnr involved yet. Even though I know the bears are around up hear I never really have had to deal with any. This is too close for my comfort!!

    On another note: we spent the day getting pelted by hail and snow putting in another run for the chickens. ACK! If only those birds knew what we actually do for them they would lay diamond encrusted solid golden eggs!!! Good for them I am not greedy and am satisfied with the lovely beauties they lay. And I get major satisfaction watching them run and discover things in the runs so I guess the run build was selfishly more for me and my enjoyment than it was for them. [​IMG]
     
  4. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Bears, ack! I love Northern MN, but would hate to deal with even more predators.

    The ticks are killing me. I find one on someone every day. How many Guineas do you think it would take to clean up 6 1/2 acres? I really, really hate ticks and spiders. Ugh.
     
  5. tommysgirl

    tommysgirl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you @nordicacres I just spoke with him. Yes they are an older couple and prefer to communicate by phone. I found out that we won't be getting our order which iis disappointing but he will return our money,
     
  6. Cluckies

    Cluckies Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Hi new peeps, welcome to the thread, great people with alot of good information here. [​IMG]

    @tommysgirl sorry to hear about not getting your chickens. [​IMG]


    Nice puppy pics, always love me some puppy pics! [​IMG] (by puppy I mean dogs of all ages) [​IMG]
     
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  7. AmericanKraut

    AmericanKraut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope everything works out! I haven't heard of any stalls on chickens due to AI so hopefully all is well on that front.
     
  8. AmericanKraut

    AmericanKraut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no, just saw this. I'm sorry :( Did they give a reason?
     
  9. AmericanKraut

    AmericanKraut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Determined chooks! I hope today went better!
     
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    AmericanKraut Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yikes!!! I was in my dad's camper camping in Chippewa Natl Forest and woke when I heard a racket outside in the middle of the night. Everyone was gone over to another campsite at a bonfire and not back. I hollered fatigued rambling out the window thinking it was raccoons and thought they'd run off. Of course raccoons are stubborn, too, but it wasn't a raccoon. Scared the heck out of me when I actually looked out there and saw a bear in the moonlight. I've only seen them around Aitkin but that's little ones and only a few times, one ran across the road once. Nothing unexpected like that. Outside my house would freak me out. I hope everything is ok. Montana rangers really push bear spray over shooting for effectiveness but I'd sure be packing lol. Keep us posted!
     
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