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Purple Power

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    Purple Power reacted to Backdoor in Welcome to PIF Ask us for help i   f  you need it   
    All is good here. Thanks.
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    Purple Power reacted to kjgeo14 in Hello and welcome   to Pay It Forward        
    Thank you for the Welcome message.
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in   
    Sure I'd jump when I saw one stuffing its face with my hens feed. These rats are small compared to a barn rat. I'd shut it softly then grab a small 2x4 and open the coop again then hit the rat the hardest I could. As a kid, I could throw these small pieces of 2x4 across the barn and hit/knock out barn rats then I jump on them until they were an inch thick and scrape them off of the floor with a flat shovel. If my dog was with me, she'd kill them on site.
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in   
    I bet that freaked you out. 
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in   
    With their old coop before I flipped the swing on the doors on the top section, some rats figured out how to get in. When I opened them, I'd find a rat on their food eating it, so this could of been something they thought of.
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in   
    That's a great reason to cross the road
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in   
    Both dogs stop chewing on the cow hoof and turned their head sideways. Copper went back to chewing his hoof after a bit, but Chloe looked confused until it was over. Could be a puppy thing and/or she's just met my flock of hens with a fence line between them.
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in Here's what I see every night when I do the hen head count. Most of my flock are in d   
    Yes, she sure does,  She is the queen. 
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in Here's what I see every night when I do the hen head count. Most of my flock are in d   
    Mostly, Spiky and Barred Rock are pretty far in their molt and sleeping in a nest boxes. This way they don't have to worry about someone bumping in them causing pain. Barred Rock has a few bald spots turning porcupine. some nice new feathers on her neck next to old feathers about to fall out on her breast.  Spiky has many pin feathers under her nice showing feathers. She is so depressed about this molt. This is her 1st adult molt.  Golden Nugget likes to build a nest to sleep in on a shelf, and as far as I can tell not molting yet.
     
    Doesn't Feisty look happy/proud with her little ones?
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in Here's what I see every night when I do the hen head count. Most of my flock are in d   
    Do I see half the hens on one wall and the others on the opposite wall?
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in   
    Then they prolly need throwing out. 
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in   
    What if the chickens are spoiled rotten?
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in Just Cookies in her nest, building and getting the eggs just right Cookies is a silve   
    no, the upper part is clear to allow light in. the lower section  is asphalt
     
    The roof will be finished next month when my son visits. then screens over the vents. I'll also be allowed to finish putting up roosting rods. I may put in 1 or 2 more vent that can close. Ventilation is VERY important for chicken health
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in Just Cookies in her nest, building and getting the eggs just right Cookies is a silve   
    Nothing but the best for my ladies. This coop isn't done yet.
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in Just Cookies in her nest, building and getting the eggs just right Cookies is a silve   
    Wow, I would have never imagined how pleasant they have it.  What a glorious looking hen house.
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in What is this hen hiding?   
    A cute litter of kittens
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in just some upset cats after their bath yesterday Nut Nibbler A 20lb Moose cat They got   
    Thanks for the explanation as well as the visual. 
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in   
    #5, top of leg there is only 1 line vs 2
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in just some upset cats after their bath yesterday Nut Nibbler A 20lb Moose cat They got   
    All our cats have had baths once or twice in their lives. I use a heavy wet towel to help with the cat's claws and any scratching, Now as for meowing and screaming for their very lives? Yeah. That has happened every time. 
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in This is your yard in 10 years. HA   
    my backyard kinda looks like that already when I open the door
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    Purple Power got a reaction from Brother Will in Note to self. New oil is very strong try no more then a teaspoon next time. 4 Tb was   
    been awhile since I've been out like that.
     
    New batch is 3 cups total, and made with 2 oz in magical butter
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    Purple Power got a reaction from EDDIEKIRK in A dump truck has broken down by my house. They're working on it now   
    took about 16 minutes after the mechanic showed up to get it moving down the road
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    Purple Power reacted to EDDIEKIRK in A dump truck has broken down by my house. They're working on it now   
    Quick throw some trash on. 
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