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Re: Baby chics update...

Cedar Creek Lake and yes, for about a year you could darn near wade across
the bloody thing.  Daryl, if I had any rain to send you I would.  We haven't
had any in two months, and it SHOULD be raining by now.  They say Alabama is
real bad off too.  Hate it.

On 10/5/07, Jesse Bell <silverhawk@flash.net> wrote:
> OH NO!!!  I hope my cute little yellow chic doesn't turn out like
> that!!!  They are not all the same kind, I have two black hens and one gray,
> and the rooster is a game rooster so no telling what his background is.  We
> just got them for fun..and so we could have fresh eggs.  They aren't real
> prize-winners or anything.  I'll probably sell most of them this spring
> (except my cute little yellow one) and get Astrolorpes.  They are so pretty,
> and good egg layers.
> The lake out where Pam lives (Kaufman Lake?) was almost all dried
> up.  They showed pictures of boats laying sideways on dry dirt, where there
> used to be water.  It was sad!!!
> Daryl <pulis@mindspring.com> wrote:
> Are your chicks all the same kind? I've found a lot of variation in
> behavior from one breed to another, but not so much in attitude. One of
> our
> friendliest chicks turned out to be our meanest rooster. Oscar used to
> ride
> on Bill's shoulder when he was doing chores. He later would attack and
> flail
> away at us for no apparent reason.
> Re the drought: The lake that serves as the reservoir for our part of the
> state (and provides water downstream for navigation, water for other
> cities
> and preservation of several endangered species) is losing a foot of water
> per day. It's almost as low as it was when they were first filling it
> after
> building the dam.
> d
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jesse Bell"
> To:
> Sent: Friday, October 05, 2007 10:12 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Baby chics update...
> > Well, I have three hens and a rooster, and five babies - and I'm not
> sure
> > if they will be chickens or roosters!!! I don't know how to sex them
> when
> > they are this young. But I will tell you that I'm pretty sure two of
> them
> > are hens because of the way they scratch around. And the youngest (and
> > tiniest of all) is a rooster I think. He chases the guineas (that are 4
> > or 5 times his size) and other chics around like he's boss hog. He
> > reminds me of that little chicken hawk up against Foghorn Leghorn. He
> > just has no fear and does NOT want to be handled, thank you very much.
> >
> > Wow..your drought situation sounds pretty bad Daryl. I'll try to send
> > some rain your way!!
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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