Surviving Minnesota!

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

  1. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    I can bring some .
     
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  2. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    The name thimble berries rings a bell.. I think that is the things on the drive...Maybe




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    This looks like what grows wild on drive and by cabin...

    When I google bumbleberries they only show me blueberry plants
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    Reminder to self, file under things to not do:

    Run outside to feed chickens "leftovers" and quick gather eggs wearing a Tee shirt and crocs when temps below zero...



    This is good advice to others too.
     
  4. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens

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    That is what you have . Did not know they grew there . Said to be very tasty . Salmon berry have that maple shaped leaf also .
     
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  5. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Chicken Obsessed

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    Oh Ralphie: Those look fabulous. Nice photo too BTW. Nummy.
     
  6. KlopKlop

    KlopKlop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    One book I read advised against using only electric wire for pigs because if they get shocked they will run ahead (and through the fence) instead of turning around. Can you confirm or deny this?

    I think it also talked about training them to the fence first, or maybe that was my other book? It said to line a rigid fence with wire so the can get shocked but not run through it and then will learn to just stay away
     
  7. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Chicken Obsessed

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    You need to be quicker.... like you wearing your skivvies and get unexpected company quick.

    Yah...Klop is right. it's actually 'warmer' today but it feels colder than yesterday. Weird.
     
  8. Cyrus83

    Cyrus83 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I tried the same thing Ralphie, twas a bit chilly!!
     
  9. Bogtown Chick

    Bogtown Chick Chicken Obsessed

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    Afternoon Cyrus.

    How are the towers? Doing any ice fishing?
     
  10. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler extrodinaire Premium Member

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    I knew they were there, I just never knew what they were or that they were edible. I think an old timer told me once you can eat them but they taste like,,,,,(sorry next word could be subject to censorship)
     

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