Surviving Minnesota!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bogtown Chick, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. Cyrus83

    Cyrus83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When we bought this house last spring it was with the intention of finishing the basement and then selling it. We already had birds at our place in Ramsey so I modified the shed at the new place into a coop. Now our garage is to full of mowers blowers and weed whips, I could really use that space in the shed. and with the baby due in April and a new pointer puppy coming this spring, we decided to just do away with chickens until we have more space. So this spring I'll be finishing that basement and adding a new paver patio and retaining wall in the backyard, and possibly a deck. So if all that goes as planned we can pull a good chunk of equity out of this place, buy the 75 acre farm I've had my eye on, get my new chickens and live happily ever after.

    P.s. Did I mention we're having another girl?
     
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  2. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    My parents bought a place to remodel and sell. Then they had me and we stayed here!!
     
  3. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Chicken Obsessed

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    No you didn't mention Cyrus-- congratulations! This baby is # ...3? My dad had 3 girls... Poor guy. Lol. But then he got hit with a flurry of grandsons later.

    Sounds like you have a plan and it's always good to have a plan...

    A pointer eh? For duckhunting?! Sorry if I sound prejudiced in this matter, but a Labrador is what you need. Lol.
     
  4. Cluckies

    Cluckies Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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  5. Cluckies

    Cluckies Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Soooo, I asked DH why people always talk about marriage being so difficult, I said "Marriage is easy." He said "That's because you have me and I'm wonderful. But you should see the difficulty I have to put up with!" [​IMG]

    Sounds like someone on here [​IMG]
     
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  6. Cyrus83

    Cyrus83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We're actually getting a wirehaired pointing griffon. They take to water like a duck. :)
     
  7. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Chicken Obsessed

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    I think I've seen these dogs before. I've heard they are good. Petted a couple in passing, and owners proud as punch of them. Not very common but I had a good impression. Cute dogs too...oh wow.
     
  8. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow lots going on!

    Cyrus-sounds like you and DW have a plan. Hope things go well for you! Congrats on having another girl! Daughters are so much fun aren't they!!

    Ralphie & EJB those hens are gorgeous!! I am in love!! Put me on your chick list too. What beauties!!

    Um I forgot everything else I was going to say. Hate it when that happens. I blame it on trying out the toppings for Ralph's eggs. ;)

    Not much more for action in the calf department round these parts. I hope they either have them soon in these somewhat nicer temps or hold them tight until those awful cold temps coming this weekend pass! A baby at -20 doesn't sound like a good idea to me!
     
  9. Cyrus83

    Cyrus83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The litter has not been conceived yet, but if all goes as planned we should be getting a puppy about the same time as a baby. [​IMG]
     
  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    I think I found my soul mate!!!
     
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