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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Wisher1000, Jul 28, 2012.

  1. Peep_Show

    Peep_Show Overrun With Chickens

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    Thank you! I'll give it a try with tomorrow's harvest.
     
  2. chickisoup

    chickisoup one Blessed chicki Premium Member

    @ronott1 = how I wish such things would grow up here! I am originally from Michigan and really miss my Pawpaws. They won't grow this far north either.
    However, with the rain, we should finally get a good crop of wild raspberries and blackberries again after several years of drought . The trick is you have to beat the bears to them.
    I need to find a new source for my wild plums. The darn county cut down all the wild plums along a road where I used to pick them. They grow more like a bush up here. (anyone know that the plum is the only fruit tree native to North America?)
     
  3. IttyBiddyRedHen

    IttyBiddyRedHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    CC-sorry to hear about your losses! But great you found and caught the rooster! I found out that a landing net works wonders for catching chickens.
    Oh...we use padlocks on our main coop also. The chicken tractors have only ever had the slide bolt though. Only a fox and large dogs have tried to get into them.
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    Oh my! Watch for the shoots that come off of those cut down trees. We got the most amazing plums from the root stock of Prune Trees!
     
  5. superchemicalgirl

    superchemicalgirl HEN PECKED

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    I just played my first ever real (non-mini) golf game. Boy, am I terrible.

    I even got lost on the course. [​IMG]

    However, in true form, my first shot curved right, crossed the road and ended up in a chicken coop run. I should have just quit then.
     
  6. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    That sounds like the way I would play Golf!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    sounds like the way Tiger has been playing golf. If he beaned any of your chickens, he'd give them an autographed glove. They could try and sell on ebay but, he has beaned so many spectators, cameramen, etc. the market is flooded with them.
     
  8. Peep_Show

    Peep_Show Overrun With Chickens

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    Nope, not gonna play golf. Golf is flog spelled backwards and that about sums it up....

    a/k/a/ The Divot Queen "I will HURT your sod!"
     
  9. Pozees

    Pozees Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I played for several years before I moved out to CO, found it quite enjoyable no matter how bad I was, and I was pretty bad at golf.

    CC, such travails, I feel so awful for you. Very relieved you were able to capture your rooster.

    Ron, you can come here to cook any old time you want :)

    Yeast breads - and lots of other baking - present a challenge at elevation. Reducing sugar and yeast by 25% and increasing salt by a little, adding a bit more water and flour, and buying the most expensive bread machine made, I am finally able to make my own bread again. I spent two very frustrating years ruining one after another loaf of bread after I moved out here.
     
  10. ronott1

    ronott1 Daily Digest Guru Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] Good job!

    Does sour dough work better at elevation?
     

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