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Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by chickened, Dec 20, 2011.

  1. chickened

    chickened Crowing

    Oct 2, 2010
    western Oregon
    My wife has horses and sheep and I want to get her something practical that she can use in the ownership of them. Any and all suggestions would be helpful. 50 tp 100 price range. (not being cheap but already bought her big gift).

  2. What about a personalized saddle blanket?
    Or something like that - it might be too late for personalization.
    I don't know your wife but if I had those types of pets, something simple like that would be pretty special to me.
  3. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Songster

    Dec 22, 2010
    Something to make her chores easier. A Rubbermaid cart? A pair of good carrharts? Mucking boots? New grain bins?
  4. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    How girly is she? I would want pink muck boots.....polkadots would be even better. I like happy colors when I am working though. I may be weird. [​IMG]
  5. Avalon1984

    Avalon1984 Songster

    Dec 22, 2010
    Save yourself the money and don’t buy the cutsie ones at TSC. I love them but I went through 5(!!!) pairs of them. They quickly deteriorate and start to leak. Bad time to find out you have a leak is when you stand in a poo-y stall. Husband bought me a new pair on a trip to Kansas. Very expensive, insulated and pink. I have to wait till Christmas before I know what brand though but boy they felt nice.
  6. HorseFeatherz NV

    HorseFeatherz NV Eggink Chickens

    I must say, a nice pair of boots or slip on shoes - that keep the feet warm and from getting wet - are always a wonderful gift. (sorels are wonderful)

    A warm carhart jacket (one of my fav gifts)

    A couple pairs of nice gloves - maybe a leather pair and then a water/wind proof pair.

    If it is really cold where you are - a pair of insulated pants.

    A gift certificate for chickens? [​IMG] sorry, could not help myself.
  7. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Does she plan to use the fleece for yarn?

    What about a carder or spindle? Or a nice set of knitting needles?

  8. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

    Jan 8, 2011
    Tampa Area, Florida
    Quote:I don't have to worry too much. I don't really have much muck around here. I'm a poser.....just use 'em to wash my car. [​IMG]
  9. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
    Oh yeah a gift certificate from her favorite hatchery! Or the breeder's birds she has been wanting?

    If it is sheep, maybe a new ram of her choice?

    First aid kit for both species of animals?

    I like Terrielacy's ideas...maybe a gift certificate from her store?
  10. MeatKing

    MeatKing Songster

    Quote:I like this idea!

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