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    I add the oil for my oldster as well, he just...

    I add the oil for my oldster as well, he just can't eat the volume of feed and the half cup to cup of canola that I can buy at the supermarket for $6 bucks or so a gallon is a great way to sneak in...
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    We used to stick the tanks, but that's really...

    We used to stick the tanks, but that's really only possible on a big rig with those drum side tanks, not so much a passenger type truck with integral tanks. You take a wooden dowel, and they make a...
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    I got a 2008 Corolla when I sent DD off to...

    I got a 2008 Corolla when I sent DD off to college with the trusty Lavender Bomb, the keeps on ticking 97 Camry. Trees drop branches with regularity on my road and the first time I went over one...
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    Poll: We have one at work. I can't log into it from...

    We have one at work. I can't log into it from home, which is a bleeding nuisance.
  5. Thread: Pig Bliss

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    Ollie pig would lay down and roll over. I'd get...

    Ollie pig would lay down and roll over. I'd get in there with her when she was little, like 60 pounds, and she'd roll over at my feet and I'd rub her belly and give her scritches and she'd grunt...
  6. Graveled areas are a Godsend. Even the darned...

    Graveled areas are a Godsend. Even the darned driveway in a pinch.
  7. That is something I had forgotten about the...

    That is something I had forgotten about the little town where I used to live. It was a tourist town and had about three clothing and sporting type stores and I used to get pretty much the same type...
  8. You have to make arrangements to donate to...

    You have to make arrangements to donate to science, we willed one relative's body ahead of time to UCSF's Willed Body Program, that's in CA, and UK here in Kentucky has one too, any Medical School...
  9. What did I do before the Internet? Well, I read...

    What did I do before the Internet? Well, I read texts from the library instead.

    The internet was and is an invaluable resource for my elderly family members that live thousands of miles away -...
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    Poll: Pigs are Agents of Destruction. We finally...

    Pigs are Agents of Destruction.
    We finally sold off ours although I miss fresh pork.

    We had a few that ate their piglets or crushed them or were just rotten mothers, and that's expensive if...
  11. And, each vehicle marketed is uniquely numbered...

    And, each vehicle marketed is uniquely numbered and that number is cross referenced to another unique number issued by the state in the form of a license plate. Closest thing for horses is the JC...
  12. I don't know how to explain it but I know how to...

    I don't know how to explain it but I know how to do the big ones, they have to be cranked down tight, take your two fingers with the heel of your hand on the bar and pull on the spring thing and they...
  13. Vegetable oil is a mix usually, of soybean and...

    Vegetable oil is a mix usually, of soybean and corn and a few other things. Canola is a name for rapeseed oil that's been treated to be safe for consumption, Cocasoya is another blend, I used to feed...
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    Feed bags would be great but there's still how do...

    Feed bags would be great but there's still how do you catch them safely to put the feed bags on and later to remove them, I vote for feed stalls or pens as well, and I too am wondering about the...
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    Mom just wanted to go to sleep and not wake up. ...

    Mom just wanted to go to sleep and not wake up. She wanted some control over the process that she couldn't get with the morphine and hospice, although the morphine was a blessing that let her go...
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    There are a couple of pastures near my home with...

    There are a couple of pastures near my home with no residences. One of them I'm taking bets with my DH that I'll be calling AC by January in the worst part of the year.

    They are both better than...
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    A horse would not likely stand still for someone...

    A horse would not likely stand still for someone to hack AT it, but I was at a barn that had taken in a very valuable Children's Hunter, well, formerly valuable, as it had gotten cast in the stall...
  18. My old guy may be an "old broken down nag that...

    My old guy may be an "old broken down nag that had his tail in a set when he was young" but he did earn 14 championship points in his day and it's a pity that some idiot didn't do a good job when...
  19. There are a fair number of people around here...

    There are a fair number of people around here that think nothing of using a natural source as the sole source for the animals' drinking water. One neighbor for sure, I still remember the day the...
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    Bad enough I lose the DSL at home, but we lose it...

    Bad enough I lose the DSL at home, but we lose it AT WORK and I have my little patter to say to customers about oops, it must be raining somewhere I have the little timer going on my screen, and they...
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    Soloudinhere can you explain chip and PIN? ...

    Soloudinhere can you explain chip and PIN?

    My exchange student had a CHASE chip debit card issued in Japan and we had a devil of a time getting cash out of it here - wound up going to the mall...
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    Too bad for her but with an outburst such as you...

    Too bad for her but with an outburst such as you have described she either needs to make a truly heartfelt apology or find a new barn posthaste. If as you say she gave her notice during the...
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    Certain types of places aren't allowed to be used...

    Certain types of places aren't allowed to be used by hunters, so around here I'd go to a National Park and stay away from a Wildlife Management Area, but I agree about seasons and private land and...
  24. Eventually you will lose every blade of grass, it...

    Eventually you will lose every blade of grass, it just takes longer if you feed hay too, depending on the size of the sacrifice area, (talking acre or less) IME.

    This takes longer if you keep the...
  25. What's the question exactly? Keeping her...

    What's the question exactly?

    Keeping her separated is probably the issue, not the "having grass or not". I mean granted, some horses, like my large pony, really do keep score over who gets to...
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