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No power. Tree branch crushed coop corner and

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Rhett&SarahsMom, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    the chickens in the mudroom.

    Lost power last night do to a ice storm. No work, due to power being out because of ice storm. No school.. same reason. Moved the chickens into the mud room so they are safe. [​IMG] gave them food and water for a few days. Packed up the dog, the one rabbit I cant leave alone and the kid and went south to my moms house. She has power=heat.

    Right now they are saying it will be a few days before we get the power back on. Which means the chooks are in the mudroom til then. since fixing the coop is going to require tools beyond a hammer.
  2. I have WHAT in my yard?

    I have WHAT in my yard? Songster

    Jun 24, 2008
    Eggberg, PA
    Ugh! I am so sorry!! I cannot imagine what my mudroom would look like after the chooks were closed in there for a few days!

    Dept of Health would condemn it!! I am glad your chooks are OK and you had somewhere to go.
  3. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    glad your ok... hope that when your power comes back on there is no problems..
  4. Possumpoint

    Possumpoint Songster

    Oct 1, 2008
    Oh no, I'm so sorry as well. I lost my whole flock one night about 4-5 yrs. ago when a huge pine tree fell on my coop during a tropical storm that blew through here. So glad your chooks are safe. Praying all will return to normal for you soon.
  5. Rhett&SarahsMom

    Rhett&SarahsMom Songster

    May 8, 2008
    that was another reason that I moved them into the mudroom.
    The branch that hit the corner wasnt even that big and didnt hit the coop full on. But the one RIGHT ABOVE the coop. If that falls it will crush it and my girls will be gone. I cant have that, so they are in the house til this is passed and I am not longer worried about that tree
  6. purr

    purr Songster

    Apr 30, 2008
    east freetown, ma
    I have sent DH and all my nephews your way hope they put your power back on soon.
    I'm on the southcoast it is almost warm here. but very windy and supposed to get cold tonight but I have wood stove so even if I lose power I'm good. lonely though with DH gone.
  7. Pretty Pony

    Pretty Pony In the Brooder

    Dec 2, 2008
    Ft. Smith, AR
    Good Luck with the storm. Here in Colorado, we get a snow storm once a week! Luckily, we don't lose power. Hang in there![​IMG]
  8. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Ahh I do hope all will be well for you all soon...what a bummer!
  9. I also got that storm. I was lucky enough to have no branches damage anything. A couple big ones on the goose pen, and some on the silkie pen. Then a big branch just missed my other coop by 2 feet, good thing or the coop would have been crushed. Good Luck,

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