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Chops on the small and a unmbrella

Whole pork loins go on sale from time to time at our local grocer. 2$ a lbs and I snag one every time. I cut it into around 4 pieces and freeze then for later. Perfect size for our family. There's a tail end though that I toss into the grinding pile for later. Today I sliced some chops off and threw them on the small for supper. Snagged an umbrella at lowes for $40 drilled a hole and loving the addition to the table. Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos


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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 15,433
    Two please
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  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 5,331
    Great looking grub and the umbrella is a nice addition.  It's even green :D


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  • NPHuskerFLNPHuskerFL Posts: 7,346
    Love using my umbrella :-). Nice looking setup.
    LBGE 2012, Mini MAX 2014, SS Table and Stoker
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  • Hi54puttyHi54putty Posts: 1,486
    Nice set up. Cool plate. Glad you kept the small.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,113
    Quite a nice little egg spot you have:)

    And I'll take a double order as well.

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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    Look damn good Ryan.  I'd hate to mow your yard though.  Get some goats.
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    Thanks guys.


    @Hi54putty‌ yea man. I've used it the last three days actually! I've been liquidating excess junk to buy new junk and the small has been on and off the list.

    @nolaegghead‌ man I'd hate to mow it too!! I've got a stupid good deal with a yard boy.


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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    @caliking‌ Man it's nice. Just a quiet place out in the country but I love it. Thanks man! My rooster crows all day but it's getting kinda homey, and the hens should be laying any day now. I'm jump like I've found gold when I actually have an egg waiting on me in the morning


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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    @caliking
    @nolaegghead

    This guy is my newest addition. Starts crowing about 5 am and never stops till dark. He has a busy job keeping 9 ladies satisfied but somebody's gotta do it.

    I had a lady wanting to get rid of some goats but swmbo said no real stern.
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  • mcmacmcmac Posts: 481
    Nice eggs... great backyard... and really cool plate.

    I wouldn't mind picking up a small or a medium egg one of these days for when its just the wife and I eating.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    @MrCookingNurse

    I'd love to raise some hens for eggs, but SWMBO is concerned we'll have a stanky poop situation, and considering our property is 35' x 150' and we're in a very densely populated, old part of New Orleans, I wonder.  I think I'm going to counter with plan B if the sh*t starts piling up:  Eat them (the yard birds, not the poo).
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  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    @nolaegghead

    Man about all they do is poop. I have ten and they have 30sq ft coop and I have to clean it weekly to keep it clean. I scrap around 1-2 inches of poop and straw mix and just take it straight to the garden.

    I'm in an open air place so the smell isn't bad until I actually get into the coop. You'd prolly get a wif in a neighborhood but you'd be surprised how quiet and small of an area you could put 3-4 hens.


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  • CharlesmaneriCharlesmaneri Posts: 1,284
    MrCookingNurse    I would be careful with that umbrella if a big wind comes it could possibly tip over the table and then you will have 2 broken eggs just saying 

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,415
    @MrCookingNurse - yeah I was thinking about 3 or 4 hens.  I am a bit worried about other animals....the cats will freak out on them, but I hear they can fend off cats (and will actually start attacking them).  We have a number of raccoons living around us.  They coexist with the cats, but will they kill the hens?
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    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 3,875
    @nolaegghead

    Coons are pretty high on the predator list for poultry. You'll want your coop/run locked down tight


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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,113
    MCN- if you only knew how badly I want to raise some chickens! My town/suburb won't permit poultry on property  less than an acre, and the coop must be at least 100 ft away from any permanent structure. When we lived in Iowa, I somehow got a free subscription to Backyard Poultry magazine, and I have dreamed about it since.

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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
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