Wow, it just doesn’t get much better than this.
A local Farm and Ranch store had a ‘Special sale’ on their straight run chicks.
Here’s how it worked.
Buy 6 chicks at their weekend sale price(regularly $2.29 each) sale price $1.99 each a total of $11.94 for 6 chicks.
Apply your on-line rebate $1.99 each for 6 chicks ($11.94).
Total cost of my 6 new chicks calculated using my free, handy dandy windows 7 calculator is $0.00 US dollars.
With a bit of luck I will get 2 or 3 pullets and 3 or 4 (roosters)table birds for a sum total of 0 (zero) dollars.
It’s just another 8 day’s to the end of the winter/spring rabbit hunting season. So me and my 2 grand sons have been on a great Oklahoma safari hunt for the past few day’s.
Big Grin … I don’t see as well as I once did. They (my grand sons) are hunting using 22 caliber rifles and (short) ammunition. I on the other hand am using my old trusty, well used, 12 gauge (pump) shotgun with #2 high brass (3 inch) goose shot shells.
Between the 3 of us we have put about 13 or 14 wild (about 15 pounds of table meat) rabbits in the deep freezer.
At supermarket price for rabbit meat that’s about $100.00 or $125.00 dollars of fresh rabbit meat.
Spring garden is nearing the time to plant.
Ronny (son-n-law) sprayed my garden about 3 weeks past with a big dose of per-emergent to prevent weed seeds from germinating. In about 10 or 15 day’s I will till(plow) my garden one more time then start planting a few potted tomato’s, summer squash, and cucumbers in my garden. I will also plant a few sunflowers morning glory and hollyhocks from seed in my tiny flowed bed.
I have all the parts to make two(2) 25 foot long drip lines that I will use to water my little tomato, squash and cucumber patch. I may be forced to buy another 50 or 100 foot roll of 1/2 inch drip line if I plant more than I have plans for now. But the truth is 1/2 inch black poly pipe doesn’t cost much per foot.
I’m getting low on sausage, so it’s time to book an appointment and send Ms. Piggy off to the butcher for a lot(I hope) sausage, bacon, ham and pork chops. She’s a blue butt, but has not put on the weight that she should have, bad breeding I’m sure.
I going back to Yorkshires or Chester Whites. I have had very good success growing Chester Whites in the past.
Sad Smile, I can’t believe I’m putting this on my blog, but, it’s so stressful! Last night I broke my toilet seat hinge.
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