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        01-11-2013, 09:50 AM
    I've also noticed my chickens are developing a peculiar habit of FLYING .. and FLYING really well. They reach the top of the house ... they fly until they land deep in the woods..

    ... makes it really hard to get my teeth, uh, HANDS on them ......
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        01-11-2013, 10:02 AM
    Green Broke
    Y'all are just hilarious!

    On an unrelated note, I'm hauling Henny in to the vet tomorrow for a checkup. I've always hauled him free in the trailer without the divider in so he can get his "road legs." But now I think we need to graduate to being a big boy and actually being stuck in one place. We're going to use my friend's 2 horse with a permanent divider. I'll be hauling him on the left side of course, but should I halter and tie him or let him chill with nothing? Keeping in mind that he's almost 9 months, so may be able to turn around even with the divider. But he's pretty chunky so I don't know if he can manage that. Any opinions/tips?
        01-11-2013, 10:20 AM
    I would tie him up. I ahve seen a few mishaps involving a horse that paniced in the trailer. Especially a two horse.
    Plus IMO the less movement back there while hauling the easier it usually is. You have enough to do worrying about the other drivers that have no idea about hauling anything to worry about. Shalom
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        01-11-2013, 10:42 AM
    Green Broke
    Yeah, he likes to get moving back there. He definitely has his road legs, though! Whenever I hauled him home from the vet after his accident, I let him loose without the divider in my trailer as usual. He was doing circles in the trailer as we were driving down the highway! The vet said whenever they get excited it irritates the head injury and they get to moving quite a bit. I don't have any breakaway halters but I do have an old nylon halter that may break if he panics.
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        01-11-2013, 11:23 AM
    I agree with dba .. If he's in one side of a two horse .. tie him...
        01-11-2013, 11:28 AM
    For what its worth I agree as well. Just felt the need to join the advice train haha.
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        01-11-2013, 11:34 AM
    So gotta go muck stalls and the arena today after work. Still too muddy to ride but the horses were up from all the rain we got the last couple days. So ill probably be there till about 8 tonight cause its just going to be me and my wife cleaning up after 23 horses.

    Anyone wanna grab a muck rake and come help?
        01-11-2013, 11:35 AM

    I can't wait until I have the horses at home and can clean stalls ... *sigh*
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        01-11-2013, 11:37 AM
    Don't get me wrong I love taking care of all the horses but I have to admit mucking after 23 horses is my least favorite part of caring for them lol.

    We normally have 24 hour turn out. The only time they are up is in the rain or when they are being used well and for about 15 minutes of feeding we grain in their stalls and then we kick them out to the pastures for their hay.
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        01-11-2013, 01:09 PM
    WW, I would come help but that's too far for me and besides, I have 6 to clean myself. I actually find it relaxing. The horses think I'm a little crazy too because I talk to them while I clean:)

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