[Northkeep] OOP, OT: Critter Moving Party
dragontamerbrat at gmail.com
Sun May 31 07:56:26 PDT 2009
I will reschedule it, just not sure when. Next weekend is Castellan, and the
last thing we want to be doing after site clean up is moving fences.
On Sun, May 31, 2009 at 8:52 AM, Amadeo Estevão <rockmeamadeo at gmail.com>wrote:
> It as my plan to come out to help today but I had forgotten that Zahava had
> scheduled a Castellan work day for today, and Chase ended up having to work
> from 8am until 5:30. Please let me know if you ended up rescheduling your
> critter move.
> On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Amanda Wallace
> <dragontamerbrat at gmail.com>wrote:
> > As most of you know, Thormund and I have a farm near the Castellan site.
> > said farm, we have a semi-permanent goat pen,(80x80) and a temporary
> > pen (about 300x300). Unfortunately, Thormund's accident has co-incided
> > the semi-annual goat pen move. He can't do it, but the goats still need
> > be moved. This involves un-hooking 320 feet of field fence from
> > approximately 40 posts, pulling them out of the ground and re-pounding
> > in the new area, attatching the fence and the gate, tossing some food and
> > standing out of the way as they all come looking for the food. Moving the
> > cows is pulling the 8 t-posts, and numerous stepins, and moving them to
> > next pasture, following the string, putting them in at intevals, and
> > re-stringing the wire.
> > What I need is 4 - 8 people, some post pounders (sledge hammers work),
> > a
> > second post remover. (I have 1 post pounder, and have access to one post
> > puller). The ground is soft enough at the moment that pounding posts will
> > be
> > fairly easy, but spreading the work out amongst many hands will shorten
> > task, and we can have fun to boot. If I can get someone to bring out a
> > grill, I will provide the meat, condiments, lettuce, tomatoes, and buns
> > burgers, and the charcoal (unless it's propane, then I can't do much),
> > like to repay everyone by having a cook-out. Bring your choice of
> > after-work
> > beverage, and a camp chair, and we'll commence with the fun part of the
> > party.
> > I really need these guys moved around for their health and the longterm
> > health of the pasture. I can't do it, and the one-handed wonder can't do
> > this year. Please email me at dragontamerbrat at gmail.com if you can help
> > out.
> > I would like to get this done this coming Sunday, May 31st. If we start
> > 10:30ish, we'll have it all done and enjoying drinks before the sun
> > setting.
> > Thanks for all your help,
> > Amanda Blackwolf
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