Minnesota!

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

  1. scandiafowl

    scandiafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry to read about everyone's losses. This just plain bites.

    I hate to add to this, but out of the 24 eggs from McMurray, only three have hatched.

    Am not feeling optimistic..
     
  2. scandiafowl

    scandiafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe bites wasn't the best choice of words.
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Maybe not the best choice of words, BUT the best choice would have gotten you a private email from a moderator and a years worth of double secret probation. I know this from personal experience.
     
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  4. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, Ralphie. Your wife must be so patient and tolerant! Never in a million years would my DH do anything like that. The most help he is with the chickens is opening the coop door for them in the morning (and he will feed/water if I'm away or ill).
     
  5. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I see no one else I can blame this one, other than my deadbeat ex-renter..
     
  6. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Sure he would!

    Load up 3 incubators with eggs and take off for some tropical place and see if he does not step up and hatch the babies. No one can resist baby chicks!
     
  7. scandiafowl

    scandiafowl Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So irresponsible! But you did a wise thing, fencing in your yard.

    I hope your neighbor dog problems are at rest for a long, long timd.
     
  8. aussiegal318

    aussiegal318 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Dog bites are nothing to fool around with. I lost a Sheltie to a bite. We never knew she was bit until it was really infected, then the vet (not my regular vet) only gave her 1 week of antibiotics. 2 wks later, I had to make a second trip to the vet to get 2 wks of meds. A month later we lost her. once the infection gets systemic it can be hard to knock out. Aussies are so sensitive too. My son's Aussie got mean after another dog attacked her; get them before they get you attitude. She went after my Aussie girl & that really changed my Lady Zadie also.


    Dogs eating chickens, not good. I'm so sorry for everyone's loses.
     
  9. Cluckies

    Cluckies Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    I agree, Aussies are very sensitive. when he sees her out in her yard, even though there is a fence between them, or a wall if he is in the house, he cries because he is scared. so sad. He used to love other dogs, now he gets scared when other dogs get close.
     
  10. MinnesotaNice

    MinnesotaNice Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I finally caught up on all of the new posts! So much loss being had. Sad to read. As a dog owner, I'd be absolutely devastated if my dog went after a neighbor dog, chickens, or anything on their property. It's my job to control him and make sure he knows his boundaries. It's just something you do when you own an animal. It sucks that some dog owners don't take ownership seriously. I understand that accidents happen, but make it right and make sure it never happens again.
     
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