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Rammy's Ramblings

Discussion in 'Member's "BackYardHerds" Journals' started by Rammy, May 10, 2018.

  1. May 16, 2018 at 11:07 AM
    Rammy

    Rammy Loving the herd life

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  2. May 16, 2018 at 12:00 PM
    Bruce

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    Love it, Precise to the tenth of a vara yet not precise at all with the location of the turn at a pair of trees. WHERE at the pair of trees, when you reach the first one? Midway between the two?? :th
     
  3. May 16, 2018 at 2:25 PM
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    Well, it was a little (4ac) over a sq mile tract, so I don't think that little bit mattered much.
     
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  4. May 16, 2018 at 5:10 PM
    Bruce

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    No, I'm sure it didn't. As you said, they measured "generous" to make sure each section was at LEAST the size it should be.
     
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  5. May 17, 2018 at 6:38 AM
    Rammy

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    Bad news. The chicken didnt make it. Last night I decided to put her in the backyard instead of keeping her in a locked up barn. I was afraid she would over heat. She seemed to be doing better. She ate some chick feed I got her and was drinking. I went to check on her when it got dark to put her in the dog house but found her over where the fence meets the chicken yard laying next to it. I brought her in the house and put her in a kennel for the night but this morning she had passed away. I think putting her in the back yard was a mistake.
     
  6. May 17, 2018 at 7:30 AM
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    RollingAcres Loving the herd life

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  7. May 17, 2018 at 8:56 AM
    Rammy

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    Im sure this happens to everyone. I have been grooming for about 30 years. Lately, I just dont want to be here. On one hand, I do like doing it, but on the other, I wish I could stop. I cant because being single and trying to save up money to quit grooming, I have to keep working. Just wish I could find something else. I did go to college to learn to be a RHIT< registered health information technician> but that was 7 years ago <maybe more> and I was never able to pass the credentialing exam. I always came within 2 points of passing. Got discouraged, and here I am still grooming. I thought about taking refresher courses and try again, but the expense is alot more than when I went the first time. I never did the CE's. Probably a big mistake on my part.
    But, I keep trudging along. I feel that when the opportunity presents itself, something will come along to give me the option to take it. Just have to be patient.
     
  8. May 17, 2018 at 1:39 PM
    Wehner Homestead

    Wehner Homestead True BYH Addict

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    Please don’t blame yourself. She may not have made it anyway for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately when a chicken goes downhill, there isn’t much that can be done for them. You at least tried what any of us know to do. So sorry. :hugs
     
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  9. May 17, 2018 at 1:45 PM
    Wehner Homestead

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    I feel stuck too. Taking care of DD2 and dealing with critical patients and all of my home/farm responsibilities wears on me some days.
     
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  10. May 17, 2018 at 1:47 PM
    Rammy

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    Oh, I know. I just always hope. She was doing so good. This has happened before where I had a chicken have something happen to it. Normally, if they dont die that day, they die within a couple days. I was expecting it, but was hopeful when she ate yesterday evening and seemed alot perkier. It just sad because now I only have two silver lakenvelders.
    On another note from another post where I am, again, complaining about my life, I think Im going to look into getting some new books to study for the RHIT. Im sure once I start, things I thought I forgot will jog my memory. Maybe one more try. I took the test three times before, back to back<three months in between being able to do that> and always just shy of passing by two points. Every time!! Maybe 4th time is the charm?