Purina Rule the Roost Sweepstakes

Discussion in 'Website Announcements, Feedback, Issues, & Guides' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. Nifty-Chicken

    Nifty-Chicken Administrator Staff Member

    We're excited to announce our support of the new Purina Rule the Roost Sweepstakes! You'll notice some new sponsor banners over the next month and a half while we help get the word out.

    Show your support of our sponsor Purina by supporting their Sweepstakes!!

    Here’s your chance to give your chickens a complete makeover. Enter the Purina Rule the Roost Sweepstakes today and you could have a chance to win these great prizes! Plus, you’ll receive a $3.00 Off coupon for Layena[​IMG] Plus Omega-3 just for entering.

    Grand Prize (1): ARV $3,100
    • A Horizon Structures[​IMG] coop for 12 birds
    • A year’s supply of Purina[​IMG] Layena[​IMG] Plus Omega-3 provided by Purina (28 bags)
    • A flock of 10 hens and 2 roosters from P. Allen Smith

    First Prize (3) ARV $40
    • A signed book P. Allen Smith’s Seasonal Recipes from the Garden
    • A FREE bag of Purina[​IMG] Layena[​IMG] Plus Omega-3

    Click to enter:

  2. TNChick721

    TNChick721 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2011
    Oneida, TN
    Good Morning,

    I don't use facebook. Is there any other way to enter the sweepstakes?

  3. FireTigeris

    FireTigeris Tyger! Tyger! burning bright

  4. Dutchgirl

    Dutchgirl Not Dutch!

    Apr 1, 2008
    Yes, is there any other way to enter besides Facebook? I'd rather it not access all my personal info in order to enter.
  5. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 29, 2011
  6. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I entered

  7. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

    Apr 18, 2011
    Welsh, LA
    Yup me too!
  8. Ohhhdear

    Ohhhdear Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2010
    West Michigan
    I use Facebook, but lock it down very tightly to prevent identity theft and random grabbing of information about me and my friends.

    It truly angers me when companies think they're doing us a big favor by being "social network friendly". I DON'T want to enable Purina (or anybody else) to rifle through my Facebook account, pulling names, addresses, phone numbers, habits, likes/dislikes, and lists of my friends JUST so I can enter a sweepstakes, play a game, or respond to an advertisement. There's no guarantee what will be done with this surfeit of data, and frankly, I don't want it available and out of my control anymore than it already is.

    So no, I did not allow Purina to access my account and no, I probably won't be able to enter this sweepstakes if that's a requirement.


    This just in......
    I posted a question about alternative method of entry on the PurinaPoultry Facebook page, and yes, there is a way to enter without giving all that Facebook data away. You have to "like" both Purina Poultry and Chicken Chat. Here is the URL of the alternative entry form: http://wildfireapp.com/website/1878/contests/131129/entries/new?amoe_token=1311193787-bcd01f.
    It's at the very bottom of the Official Rules page.

    I really appreciate Purina's providing this, although it took a bit of digging and link-clicking to find it. It is NOT evident. BTW, Purina's 2007 "privacy policy" allows them to give away collected data to like-minded businesses (this is not unusual), but they claim to not ever sell it.
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2011
  9. bella1210

    bella1210 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 10, 2010
    i just entered
  10. ChickLover98

    ChickLover98 The Chicken Princess

    Apr 24, 2010
    Me too!

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