Whats the farthest you ever traveled to get a chicken/duck/anything?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Tony, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. Tony

    Tony Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 16, 2008
    I figured this would be a cool thread to share success and horror stories about going long distances just to pick up a bird or eggs or anything else.

    The furthest I ever traveled would be from CT to PA to pick up my black split to lavender orpingtons from the Hinkjc family. I left my house at 8 a.m. and finally returned home 8 p.m. that night on New Years Eve Day. Through a snowstorm no less. lol Yes, I DID get lost a few times, but I finally made it there. It was soooo worth the trip. [​IMG]
    Mapquest stated it was a 3 1/2 hour drive each way, I beg to differ. lol
  2. chickabator

    chickabator Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 30, 2007
    60 miles
  3. catfish/okie

    catfish/okie Chillin' With My Peeps

    34 miles.
  4. RabbitMage

    RabbitMage Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2009
    Personally traveled for the sole purpose of getting an animal? 792 miles, according to Mapquest.

    Technically we've purchased rabbits from England, but we have them shipped over.
  5. magikchick

    magikchick ~FEATHERFOOTED DIVA~

    Apr 21, 2007
    SW Florida
    I havn't done it yet but this Spring I' going about 600 miles to pick up a puppy.[​IMG]
  6. Camelot Farms

    Camelot Farms Chickenista

    120 miles one way and the other BYCer did the same to meet me half way [​IMG]
  7. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

    Mar 14, 2009
    I don't know the mileage but 2 1/2 hours to meet citalk2much in grand rapids! We were delivering a duck, and picking up some roo's [​IMG]
  8. BarbK

    BarbK Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 6, 2007
    Back in the spring I drove a 450 mile round trip to pick up my four rabbits. I also drove a 200 mile round trip twice to pick up two different goats. You should have seen some of the funny looks I got. Driving down the road with a goat in the back of a SUV. I even heard one guy on a motorcycle say I had a deer in the back!!!![​IMG]
  9. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    Seventy miles one way to pick up seven White Leghorns. About eighty on the way back because I took the scenic route.

  10. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    1200 round trip to adopt Miss Matilda Pekin Duck
    Oregon Or Bust!

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