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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by arabianequine, Aug 21, 2011.

  1. arabianequine

    arabianequine Crowing

    Apr 4, 2010
    your animals the majority of the time at your house? I do at my house. My dh will help when we need to use the tractor, making and building stuff.

  2. DuckLady

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

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    I do.
    First of all, hubby doesn't hand out treats like I do so the ducks are naturally suspicious of him.
    Secondly see the last part of this post . [​IMG]
  3. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    Quote:Here it is mainly Ken. He does the moving around, rebuilding, feeding. I gather the eggs and help him catch the rabbits to be put away. Some tasks it takes both of us. Wing clipping is a two person job. And we have a white leghorn roo that is constantly flying the cooping even with clipped wings. Do not ask me how, I have no idea.

    I am the giver of treats, so they naturally prefer me [​IMG]
  4. saddina

    saddina Internally Deranged

    May 2, 2009
    Desert, CA
    I supervise the children do the daily care, feeding, watering and litter changes (3 cats 3 bunnies all litterbox trained). Most of the feeders and waterers hold 2-3 days worth, so if a pen is missed on one day, it's not a crisis, but we check daily as well.
  5. Glenmar

    Glenmar Songster

    Jan 17, 2011
    50/50. I do the am feeding because I work 3p-11p.
  6. Amethyste

    Amethyste For Love of Boo...

    It goes back and forth between me and DH. He is good at taking care of what needs to be done inside with the cats, and I usually keep an eye on the girls (hens) outside. He will willingly help when needed tho [​IMG]

    But it tends to be even 50%-50% split.
  7. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

    Oct 19, 2009
    Forks, WA
    I take care of the animals majority of the time, regardless of who owns them, but, - I also take care of the yard, the gardens, the chickens, the other livestock, the house. . . . Basically every thing except people's personal spaces.

  8. pdsavage

    pdsavage Sussex Monarch

    Mar 27, 2008
    Me,they are my chickens and I love taking care of them.
    Acually all the animals here are mine,rules of the house you bring it home you take care of it.
    The kids had to help out after I got sick and then had emergancy surgery.
  9. SarahFair

    SarahFair Songster

    Sep 23, 2008
    Monroe, Ga
    The only animals my SO cares for are the Dogs...
    And by care, I mean like [​IMG]

    I do everything with the outside animals (goats, chickens, and cats)
    And most everything with the Dogs, but he helps with them
  10. Kaitie09

    Kaitie09 Songster

    May 28, 2009
    South Central, PA
    I take care of everything except if I work that day or have my early class. My mom will take care of the chickens, goats, and dogs when I am not here, but the cats are my responsibility. I have feeders and waterers for the chickens and goats that will last a few days, and the goats hay rack can hold a whole bale at once, so if she misses a day its no big deal.

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