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The nine DOs and DON'Ts of being a good farm neighbor!

 
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So Jen and I sat down and worked out what we consider to be the nine things you can do (or not do) to be a good neighbor....and hope that our neighbors can do the same to us.

We have had (and still do have) some wonderful neighbors...and we have had a few nightmares as well.

What do you think? Have we missed something?

http://www.almostafarmer.com/good-neighbors-make-life-easier/

Gaz
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Having lived in several different homesteads in several different states, I can safely say that the number one cause of trouble between neighbors, without fail, is DOGS! In particular, trespassing dogs that kill a neighbor's animals. The law of the jungle then states that said neighbor stands a good chance of shooting said dog, perhaps on a later occasion, and perhaps any dog caught trespassing. The result can quickly become an ugly feud.
 
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Alder Burns wrote:Having lived in several different homesteads in several different states, I can safely say that the number one cause of trouble between neighbors, without fail, is DOGS! In particular, trespassing dogs that kill a neighbor's animals. The law of the jungle then states that said neighbor stands a good chance of shooting said dog, perhaps on a later occasion, and perhaps any dog caught trespassing. The result can quickly become an ugly feud.



We had a dog come and attack our chickens.....so I know how that story can start

Thanks for bringing that up...I will add something to our page

Gaz
 
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