Using someone else's land

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by dogrepair, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. dogrepair

    dogrepair Out Of The Brooder

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    Aug 14, 2008
    Santa Cruz Mtns, CA
    I am a renter, and my landlord is, sadly, emphatically anti-chicken (I raise quail instead).

    I'm thinking of asking around my area to see if someone will let me raise birds on their land in exchange for eggs and/or meat.

    Since I am somewhat prone to delusions of grandeur I thought you all might be able to tell me if this is just insane, or otherwise a terrible idea. Has anyone done this?

    Help BYC, stop me before I do something stupid!
     
  2. menageriemama

    menageriemama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 2, 2008
    Lake Nebagamon, WI
    Sounds like you need a poultry partner in crime. Do you have any friends that have some land and an open mind? Oh, and if you are looking to be stopped, you came to the wrong place [​IMG] I think its a GREAT idea!!!
     
  3. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    Go for it. Just hammer out the details in advance, so there are no surprises.
     
  4. SandraMort

    SandraMort Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 7, 2008
    ny
    Carress, here on BYC, has 10 power rangers with my 99. It can be done!
     

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