We are moving and cannot have chickens anymore

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PurpleChicken, Jul 28, 2008.

  1. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    My family and I will be moving into my Mom's house for a few
    years while my DW finishes nursing school. We are gonna rent out
    or sell our current house. The trouble is we won't have the space
    for chickens and local ordinances prohibit them.

    It's not easy letting the girls go but they will all have great new
    homes.

    We will eventually buy a large enough piece of land and start
    building a house on it. My wife wants horses and we NEED our
    chickens.

    And yes, we will sneak a silkie hen or two, even if they have
    to become house chooks. [​IMG]
     
  2. FisherMOM

    FisherMOM Chillin' With My Peeps

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    so sorry PP.... [​IMG]
     
  3. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] So sorry to hear that!

    [​IMG] Didn't you just order a crazy amount of chickens?

    -Kim
     
  4. PurpleChicken

    PurpleChicken Tolerated.....Mostly

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    It's all ok. I posted this so people would know my situation.

    We won't be moving until October so my meat birds will be
    processed by then.

    I am very blessed to have this opportunity. If we stayed where
    we are we would not be able to afford to buy land for several
    years. My mom has a good size house that needs some work.
    I'll spend the next couple years fixing her house up, my wife will
    become an RN, and we'll be in a much stronger financial
    position.

    We are doing this for all the right reasons. We don't have to do it
    but in the grand scheme of things will give us a more secure future.

    A few years goes fast...
     
  5. Mrs MIA

    Mrs MIA Chick Magnet

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    Oh nooooooo! [​IMG] That must have been a hard decision, but so worth it - we need good nurses! [​IMG]
     
  6. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Chillin' With My Peeps

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    wow, PC, you have kept this close to the vest. This is such an amazing turn of events. Best wishes and support. Keep well, keep us posted and love life.
     
  7. Linda in San Diego

    Linda in San Diego Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That is the truth! I will reach my 51st BD soon and I am sure that is only a temporary marker - life is as you live it. I live mine much younger and amaze folks who know me. '

    So you and yours need to amaze those around you.

    But, will you at least keep a couple of hens come Dec?
     
  8. PurpleChicken

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    Quote:Always [​IMG]
     
  9. perfectly_polish

    perfectly_polish Overrun With Chickens

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    PC to put it simply this just sucks. You better stay on BYC, it just wouldn't be fun without you [​IMG] Your always welcome at our house to get a chicken fix [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2008
  10. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    Best of luck on your adventures and keep in touch. I too will be losing daily contact with my birds when I start school out of state. Sorry you can't even keep yours "home" so to say. It will be better in the long run, just think, you could make a 20x40 barn and fill it with birds!!!
     

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