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Re: OT wildlife


I just ordered it off of Amazon.com.  Can't wait to read it!
  

Zemuly Sanders <zemuly@comcast.net> wrote:
  If you can find a copy of "The Egg and I" you would get a real kick out of 
it. My mother read it when I was a little girl and she was raising chickens 
not long after WWII. It was eventually made into a Ma & Pa Kettle movie. 
It's a true story of a woman who decided to raise chickens, and while it is 
most probably dated it would still be hilarious.
zem
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" 
To: 
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2007 8:51 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT wildlife


> Oh man...I have to HIDE the catalog from my husband or we would be over 
> the top with chickens, turkeys, guineas....and whatever ELSE they sell. 
> Pam let me borrow her book called "Still Life with Chickens" - you simply 
> must read it. It's not a long book, but it's about a woman who buys her 
> daughter six chickens, and what they go through trying to figure out how 
> to raise the chicks and keep them safe. Very amusing and makes you 
> think...
>
>
> Judy Browning wrote:
> Don't you enjoy that catalog? The past 2 years it's come here & I build a
> wish list of birds i'd like. It's not gonna happen. No fence & too many 
> cats
> & dogs running in the neighborhood. Not to mention other predatora. Last
> year I tried to talkk my grandkids into getting some for 4H projects, but
> their mom said no.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jesse Bell"
> To:
> Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2007 11:48 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT wildlife
>
>
>>I LOVE TURKEYS!! I'm going to order some eggs from Murry McMurray hatchery
>>this fall and put them under my brooder chicken to hatch.
>>
>>
>> Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
>> Just looked out the front window to see a stately procession of
>> two adult and five juvenile turkeys progressing slowly through
>> the driveway and around the house. Now they are moving
>> slowly down the back hillside to the vegetable garden. I'd guess
>> it is two "clutches" as two of the young seem smaller than the
>> other three, and both adults are females.
>> Of course deer are constant visitors, even coming up the front
>> steps and going through the breezeway. The otters were back
>> in the pond this week. Muskrats and groundhogs, to say nothing
>> of raccoons, also live here, and we see an occasional turtle, but
>> I think turkeys are the weirdest-looking beasts that we see. Even
>> weirder than the occasional great blue heron.
>> Auralie
>>
>>
>>
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