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Need a home for a crowing hen
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Before you ask, yes I am sure it's a hen,she is probably around four years old, have had her about two years and for some reason within the past month she has developed an identity crisis and started…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tootsaz Apr 17, 2016.

Starter Potatoes
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Want to start growing potatoes this year and looking for some starters, preferably from someone who has had some success with frowning them here. I am located out in Surpriae. Thank you in advance…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Dec 30, 2015.

Ollas
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Has anyone used Ollas for their veggie gardens here in the valley? If so what did you think and any recommendations on where to purchase? Thank you

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Aug 23, 2015.

Mulberry Trees
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Has anyone had luck with mulberry trees here in the valley? Or where I could possibly purchase them from. Thank you.ChadContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by dj griffith Jul 20, 2015.

 

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Tootsaz replied to Chad's discussion Need a home for a crowing hen
"Mr. Pink was adopted! He is doing pretty well, trying to fit in with the other chickens. It'll happen! I am SUPER enjoying him - he just sits by me on the back porch in the evening while I have a beer and enjoy the cool air. I am thrilled, but…"
Apr 17, 2016
Janice Palermo replied to Chad's discussion Need a home for a crowing hen
"Hi Chad. Your story made me chuckle.  I have a little Silkie hen that did this a couple years ago.  It was bought as straight run and started crowing at 10 mos old.  It had not laid an egg so I assumed it…"
Apr 15, 2016
Chad replied to Chad's discussion Need a home for a crowing hen
"LOL I can't thank you enough, what a great spot you have!"
Apr 15, 2016
Tootsaz replied to Chad's discussion Need a home for a crowing hen
"Pinkie (the Rooster, it turns out, lolol!) was successfully re-homed to our free-ranging chicken 'zone'. Thanks Chad! I think Mr. Pink (nee' Pinkie) will LOVE it here!"
Apr 15, 2016
Chad posted a discussion

Need a home for a crowing hen

Before you ask, yes I am sure it's a hen,she is probably around four years old, have had her about two years and for some reason within the past month she has developed an identity crisis and started crowing. Doing some reasearch I have learned this can happen on occasion. I wouldn't mind but I am sure my neighbors have had it since I live in a standard community in Surprise. If anyone with some property is willing to take her that would be great. Her name is Pinkie, wish she could stay but…See More
Apr 10, 2016
Chad replied to Chad's discussion Starter Potatoes
"*growing.....I give up"
Dec 30, 2015
Chad replied to Chad's discussion Starter Potatoes
"Wow, autocorrect fail. *growning and *Surprise LOL"
Dec 30, 2015
Chad posted a discussion

Starter Potatoes

Want to start growing potatoes this year and looking for some starters, preferably from someone who has had some success with frowning them here. I am located out in Surpriae. Thank you in advance and Happy New Year.ChadSee More
Dec 30, 2015
Chad replied to Renee Zuck's discussion 3 Hens available - Free! in the group Micro Livestock
"Where are you located?"
Nov 21, 2015
Chad replied to Chad's discussion Ollas
"Thank you all for the great information, I am gonna give them a shot in the garden for this falls crop, makes perfect sense to me."
Aug 23, 2015
Liz & Dan replied to Chad's discussion Ollas
"I use ollas in my containers - half wine barrels.  The ollas in the barrels are the largest ones made from this shop in NM http://shop.growingawarenessurbanfarm.com/grande I've been using them for 7 years and love them.  There is…"
Aug 23, 2015
Cricket replied to Chad's discussion Ollas
"Okay, I'm more awake now. Here is a link to a forum post where Troy talks about his ollas: http://forum.vpaaz.org/forum/topics/olla-making-shout-out-to-troy"
Aug 23, 2015
Cricket replied to Chad's discussion Ollas
"Hi Chad, One of our Ambassadors, Troy Groves, uses and makes ollas. He has found them to be very effective. I didn't look to see if he has posted about them, but basically he buys 8 inch terra cotta pots at the 99 Cent store and uses caulk to…"
Aug 22, 2015
Chad posted a discussion

Ollas

Has anyone used Ollas for their veggie gardens here in the valley? If so what did you think and any recommendations on where to purchase? Thank you
Aug 22, 2015
dj griffith replied to Chad's discussion Mulberry Trees
"Mine is growing large quickly. I bought it at Walmart, it is a white mulberry. Shamus O'Leary's Tropical Fruit Trees on Facebook has purple ones."
Jul 20, 2015
dj griffith replied to Chad's discussion Dead Chickens in the group Micro Livestock
"You might medicate to rule cocci overgrowth with the wet hot weather. Definitely do some electrolyte water, and give the girls an afternoon treat of yogurt."
Jul 20, 2015

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I am a 5th generation Arizona native living in Surprise with my wife and two children. I am very interested in leading a sustainable life. If I were able too I would have a family farm.

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