Wednesday, July 20, 2011

It ain't pretty...

I'm not ignoring you dear blogger friends, 
I've just been battling some pretty horrific chicken coop problems since the weekend - 
putting in 8 hour days is beyond draining, 
I've not once spare ounce of energy left for anything but sleeping.

Bug warfare, it's not really chic:

Notice the long-sleeved turtle neck top to match the head gear. 
There are also long pants, big rubber boots and rubber gloves.
Chemicals suck but bugs suck even more.
Fucking vampiristic predators.

To give you a clue of the misery,
the below sign says it all:

Hottest and most miserable week of the summer so far,
and it's only getting worse.

46C with humidex tomorrow, 
that's 115F for you non-metric peeps.

I have to keep my flocks alive somehow,
this is beyond ludicrous.
If I wanted this kind of shitty weather 
I'd move to India or to some tropical forest hell place.




Debby@Just Breathe said...

It sounds miserable. So sorry.

Busy Bee Suz said...

I am so sorry for all the issues.....hugs to you and your chickies. NOoooooo to the bugs and the heat. ;)

Anke said...

First a long, snowy winter and now a very hot summer. You really got the short end of the stick this time. :-( I'm so so sorry about your chicken problems...