Update on the deal I made

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Buster, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. Buster

    Buster Back to Work

    Earlier this summer I made a deal with a guy to come fence my pasture in exchange for him using it to graze his calves on it for the rest of this year and all of next. https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=73116
    was really busy all summer (as was I) and didn't come back. So on my way home from working out of town last week, I stopped in and asked if he still wanted to and he said yes, when he was done with potato and hay harvests.

    The cool thing is that his friend (who bought my last puppy earlier this summer) offered me a box of potatoes and hollyhock seeds. So I took those and while I was picking them up, they asked me if I wanted a chicken coop that was between both of their houses. I said absolutely! It's 8x8 and has a floor. I've been trying to find time and help to build one all summer and now one has just fallen into my hands.

    Then yesterday, I looked out the window and my pasture was fenced! As of last night, he put 7 calves out there and they will be there for two or three weeks. I'll try to get some pics this weekend when I get back from working out of town. Now all I have to do is build two gates and my entire back yard will be fenced as well so I won't have to worry about my boys and my dog out there anymore. I am so relieved. I am so glad to live here where I have such great neighbors!
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Great neighbors are like gold!
  3. peapickinchicks

    peapickinchicks Songster

    May 27, 2008
    Elizabethtown, KY
    I love good neighbors, good people period, their a blessing.
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    The old saying good fences make good neighbors surely has turned for you!

    Great neighbors make great fences!
  5. cockadoodlemom

    cockadoodlemom Songster

    Feb 25, 2007
    So happy for you and man what a deal.
  6. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    Yeah..and well done neighbour!
  7. Opa

    Opa Opa-wan Chickenobi

    May 11, 2008
    Howell Michigan
    Ain't like life great when neighbors help each other.
  8. JenniferJoIN

    JenniferJoIN Songster

    Sep 10, 2007
    Southern Indiana
    That's one thing I like about living in the country: Great neighbors!!
  9. corancher

    corancher Songster

    Apr 18, 2007
    How wonderful. Glad it worked out for you.
  10. Hangin Wit My Peeps

    Hangin Wit My Peeps AutumnBreezeChickens.com

    Apr 20, 2008
    Birnamwood, Wisconsin
    Oh how wonderful! I keep eying up my neighbors shed in hopes that someday they will want it "moved" out! [​IMG]

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