Read this! You kids will not be able to work on your farm anymore!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by LaynaDon95, Feb 2, 2012.

  1. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Songster

    Jan 18, 2012
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  2. Orpingtons4U

    Orpingtons4U Songster

    Nov 22, 2011
    Central Virginia
    WHAT i mow the lawn cuz my mom can't do it her self and she don't feed the animals enough
  3. conny63malies

    conny63malies Crowing

    Mar 22, 2008
    Annetta Kentucky
    prohibit minors from “working on a farm in a yard, pen, or stall” that contains various types of livestock. .... wth does that mean they cant even feed a dew ducks and goats anymore. Well just send the #^$&%* politicans to mu house in three years twice a day to feed any livestock we will have then.
  4. the4heathernsmom

    the4heathernsmom Songster

    Jul 1, 2008
    east texas
    ridiculous! try keepin my kids away from their critters.....yeah right

  5. LaynaDon95

    LaynaDon95 Songster

    Jan 18, 2012
    I know! Me and my sisters are going into the 4-H Vet Science program this month! And this is saying we "may be exempted from the regulations if enrolled in a 4-H vocational or educational program, which requires a completion of at least 90 hours of farm-related training and education."

    These are the regulations.!documentDetail;D=WHD-2011-0001-0001

    The regulations say we wouldn't even necessarily be "exempt" it just changes the stipulations. What the heck? This is a free country. If my parent/legal guardian wants to put me in a stall with a blasted bucking bronco they have that right! The government has NO right to say otherwise. Just wrap us in bubble wrap! We'll be ok.
  6. OldChurchEggery1

    OldChurchEggery1 Songster

    Sep 27, 2011
    Virginia how the heck is this going to be enforced? Is it only applicable if the under 16s are to be paid for their work or does it extend to unpaid labor, i.e. chores? Time to write to my dear Congressmen and Senators again...
  7. eenie114

    eenie114 Completly Hopeless

    God forbid kids know how to work, or where their food comes from. [​IMG]

    LaynaDon: Bubble wrap, hahahahaha. [​IMG]
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  8. the4heathernsmom

    the4heathernsmom Songster

    Jul 1, 2008
    east texas
    I don't even know what to think of is really bothering me......I understand child labor issues but good gravy my kids always help in the stalls and cleaning out pens etc and we don't even have any large animals, our largest critter is a goat that thinks she is human. A lot of times it is a chore for them but then again a LOT of it is learning responsibility and caring for an animal they dearly love. We all work in the garden together as a family ..... it isn't torture it is fun and quality time and plus they nibble as they go lol lol lol!!! My goodness....... just speechless
  9. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Eh, noone will be able to enforce the law.. i wouldnt stress over it.

  10. Zinnia-Hen

    Zinnia-Hen Live & Let Live

    Jan 29, 2011
    Screw them.

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