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Chickens to good home $15
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Cassandra Feb 26, 2011.

chicken housing
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Started this discussion. Last reply by tenacity Nov 29, 2010.

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Walt Pendleton replied to Erika's discussion Need home for 2 Delaware chickens
"I would take one or two."
Apr 30, 2012
Marina Ortega replied to Erika's discussion CSA
"Did you find a local CSA to join?"
Sep 14, 2011
Cassandra replied to Erika's discussion Chickens to good home $15
"Is the Buff Orphington still available?"
Feb 26, 2011
Kris and Jean replied to Erika's discussion Chickens to good home $15
"Erika, saw your post, we are interested. It's a bit late, we'll call tomorrow. If there are no other interested parties at that time, then we'll talk."
Feb 15, 2011
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Chickens to good home $15

I have six chickens and I cannot keep them anymore- one barred rock that has been laying for about a yearone buff orphington (I think) that also has been laying for a yearFour new birds that should be laying very soon. Two of them are Barred Rocks and two of them are aracauna's.  602-909-3437See More
Feb 15, 2011
XenitH replied to Erika's discussion CSA
"My wife and I are about to join Tempe CSA, which is grown at crooked farms. Anyone a member? I would love to hear of others experiences."
Jan 11, 2011
Erika replied to Liesl's discussion feather plucking - help! in the group Micro Livestock
"Sounds like pecking because of the wounds. One of mine is losing feathers right now because she is moulting, but there is no redness involved. I have had them peck at each other, but not themselves before. Maybe when you have a little time you could…"
Dec 3, 2010
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chicken housing

I had a nice chicken coop and had to remove it a couple months ago. I let the chickens roam on one side of my house to free range. I don't like to have them cooped up now, because they are not used to it and get noisy waiting at the door for me to open it up. So they have been on the side of the house for a while and they have a roost and nesting box over there but no housing to keep them warm. What do you guys think about the weather here? Do they need something or can they handle the brief…See More
Nov 29, 2010

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My first harvest!!!

I had planted yellow squash before anything else, well a few other things at the same time that the sun fried and I had to replant again and again. I ate squash with my dinner last week that I grew from my garden. I also have very small romaine lettuce that I ate on my burger last night. It was great! It makes me really excited about gardening. I didn't buy very much organic from the store because we have a family of five and not enough money to buy all organic. I always wanted to so now I look… Continue

Posted on November 26, 2008 at 7:55pm — 1 Comment

patience.........

I am really learning the meaning. five minutes a day of planting seeds and watering does give you the true meaning of the patient gardener.



At times I feel as though I have barely accomplished anything. Others I look around and see I have built two 4X8 raised beds two large sunken beds and a chicken coop (almost finished) But all I have to show for it is one yellow squash ready to harvest.



BUT....this afternoon I found a little hope. Kids tend to see the bright side. they… Continue

Posted on November 13, 2008 at 9:02pm — 2 Comments

Prickly Pear Lemonade

The kids and I had a great time, thank you all. Thank you Anne and Jacob for teaching us.



I took my Tuna's home and got started right away, I knew the frozen ones I couldn't touch till tomorrow. So I thew some in the freezer and called my mother in law to see how she prepares them in Mexico. They rub the fruit on wadded up newspaper and the stickers are supposed to attach to the paper, then they cut and peel them.



Then I checked online and there was three suggestions;… Continue

Posted on October 26, 2008 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

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At 7:46am on April 27, 2010, Coni Richards said…
Friday around 4:30 would be perfect...call me if something changes 480-688-4057. Thanks
At 2:01pm on April 26, 2010, Coni Richards said…
I also saw your comment about 2 hens you need a home for. I was thinking of getting a couple more (I have two now), do you still need a home for them?
At 1:35pm on April 26, 2010, Coni Richards said…
Erika,
Thanks for responding....weekends are good for me or even Friday after work (after 4pm).
At 6:01pm on July 9, 2009, marcy said…
good to hear that. i don't blame you, i'd be avoiding it too. i think with some extra precautionary measures in the future, you can avoid this. i've read even dirt can harbor it ( as well as many other things) for now get LOTS of rest and just heal.
At 5:00pm on July 9, 2009, marcy said…
how are you feeling?
At 8:56pm on June 3, 2009, Denise said…
Would you be interested in baby-sitting our chickens in July? It really would be comforting to have someone who knew something about chickens do it. BTW, they seem to be doing pretty well in the heat, much to my surprise.
At 11:12pm on May 21, 2009, Nichol said…
Good luck on your endeavor!
At 8:06pm on May 21, 2009, Shaun said…
Do you need shade cloth for your gardens and chickens. Let me know, I'm doing some on the side work and trying to provide budget shade for everyone on the Guild site.
At 10:18pm on May 19, 2009, Nichol said…
Message from Jo via Nichol~ "I'm not a techno geek like Niki, so I am asking her to convey how much I enjoyed meeting you today. I always love the opportunity to discuss learning and gardening projects, especially when it will be utilized by children. I look forward to future opportunities to meet and chat with you about gardening with elementary children, as well as hear about how wonderfully succesful your project is." ~
At 3:40pm on May 19, 2009, Nichol said…
http://www.azcac.org/heartwings.aspx

It is the Machan School in the Crieghton District. If you gte a chance I highly recomend you visit them.
 
 
 

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