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Hi, PF and dan.

Friends are the family you make for yourself.
There are no coincidences- only providences.

Celebrating the fourth quarter of my first century.

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Friends are the family you make for yourself.
There are no coincidences- only providences.

Celebrating the fourth quarter of my first century.

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post #29732 of 55870
Hi sour!

    The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.                          Robert Baden-Powell

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 

 

  Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'

      Erich fromm



https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AoS0eKC-XoQ
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    The most worth-while thing is to try to put happiness into the lives of others.                          Robert Baden-Powell

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye. H. Jackson Brown, Jr. 

 

  Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'

      Erich fromm



https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AoS0eKC-XoQ
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post #29733 of 55870
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frow.gif   Morning!

@LittleLakePhil
 and you other wiener owners. lau.gif

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I'll bet those buggers can pull that sleigh like nobody's business!
"Know well the condition of your flocks...."  Proverbs 27:23
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"Know well the condition of your flocks...."  Proverbs 27:23
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I'll bet those buggers can pull that sleigh like nobody's business!

But they can only go a quarter mile before their legs give out...and 2" of fresh snow will freeze their bojangles.

Walnut Hill Farm

Ayam Cemani and Oregon Gray/Dark Gray turkeys

 

Incubating in a vintage GQF 1402 cabinet

 

Life is short...live and love.

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Walnut Hill Farm

Ayam Cemani and Oregon Gray/Dark Gray turkeys

 

Incubating in a vintage GQF 1402 cabinet

 

Life is short...live and love.

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post #29735 of 55870
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But they can only go a quarter mile before their legs give out...and 2" of fresh snow will freeze their bojangles.

Yea dragging those through snow just doesn't sound like a good time.

The voices in my head are fighting again.

 

My imaginary friend is running with scissors, and one of my personalities wandered off.

 

I don't like to think before I speak. I like to be just as surprised as everyone else about what comes out my mouth.

 

Sometimes even I am afraid of the things my mind comes up with.


Complaint & HR Departments for Abi's
 

Incu w/ Friends-helpful notes & links

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The voices in my head are fighting again.

 

My imaginary friend is running with scissors, and one of my personalities wandered off.

 

I don't like to think before I speak. I like to be just as surprised as everyone else about what comes out my mouth.

 

Sometimes even I am afraid of the things my mind comes up with.


Complaint & HR Departments for Abi's
 

Incu w/ Friends-helpful notes & links

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post #29736 of 55870
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But they can only go a quarter mile before their legs give out...and 2" of fresh snow will freeze their bojangles.

My best buddy when I was a young lad was a black and tan miniature Dachshund.  One of my chores was bringing in the firewood.  During one of our infrequent snows I harnessed her to my sleigh and loaded it with a few sticks of firewood.  To my amazement little Olga pulled it to the house, which was only about forty yards.  

"Know well the condition of your flocks...."  Proverbs 27:23
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"Know well the condition of your flocks...."  Proverbs 27:23
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post #29737 of 55870

Well...we have lights go on in the layer coop early in the morning to stimulate laying.  Last night, with single digit temps expected, we plugged in a tank heater and a heat lamp so that any gals who got really cold could take a few minutes to warm up.  And of course the babies, four week old Ayam Cemanis and BCMs, have a heat lamp and my hover brooder. 

 

Both coops are powered by a GFCI protected circuit, and apparently the tank heater shorted as it tripped the GFCI.  So my babies were in an open, unheated, uninsulated coop, with no heat lamp, in single degree temps, for six hours.

 

Amazingly, they look fine.

Walnut Hill Farm

Ayam Cemani and Oregon Gray/Dark Gray turkeys

 

Incubating in a vintage GQF 1402 cabinet

 

Life is short...live and love.

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Walnut Hill Farm

Ayam Cemani and Oregon Gray/Dark Gray turkeys

 

Incubating in a vintage GQF 1402 cabinet

 

Life is short...live and love.

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Originally Posted by Puddin Fluff View Post

frow.gif   Morning!

@LittleLakePhil
 and you other wiener owners. lau.gif

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NPIP & AI CLEAN
Ducks I raise: Snowy calls and Anconas
Chickens I raise: Ohiki, Swedish flower, svart hona, chocolate, mauve, mauve splash, cuckoo, blue, splash and black orps (bantams, ENGLISH), brown/isabel leghorns, and easter eggers. New for 2017 chocolate cuckoo english orpingtons(large fowl) and Buff saddleback pomeranian geese!
And, 1 lonely guinea hen who thinks she's a duck.
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NPIP & AI CLEAN
Ducks I raise: Snowy calls and Anconas
Chickens I raise: Ohiki, Swedish flower, svart hona, chocolate, mauve, mauve splash, cuckoo, blue, splash and black orps (bantams, ENGLISH), brown/isabel leghorns, and easter eggers. New for 2017 chocolate cuckoo english orpingtons(large fowl) and Buff saddleback pomeranian geese!
And, 1 lonely guinea hen who thinks she's a duck.
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Well...we have lights go on in the layer coop early in the morning to stimulate laying.  Last night, with single digit temps expected, we plugged in a tank heater and a heat lamp so that any gals who got really cold could take a few minutes to warm up.  And of course the babies, four week old Ayam Cemanis and BCMs, have a heat lamp and my hover brooder. 

 

Both coops are powered by a GFCI protected circuit, and apparently the tank heater shorted as it tripped the GFCI.  So my babies were in an open, unheated, uninsulated coop, with no heat lamp, in single degree temps, for six hours.

 

Amazingly, they look fine.

and here I was worried about the 6 week olds we have int he grow out pen......and we only got down to the 40's last weekend.

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Originally Posted by WalnutHill View Post
 

Well...we have lights go on in the layer coop early in the morning to stimulate laying.  Last night, with single digit temps expected, we plugged in a tank heater and a heat lamp so that any gals who got really cold could take a few minutes to warm up.  And of course the babies, four week old Ayam Cemanis and BCMs, have a heat lamp and my hover brooder. 

 

Both coops are powered by a GFCI protected circuit, and apparently the tank heater shorted as it tripped the GFCI.  So my babies were in an open, unheated, uninsulated coop, with no heat lamp, in single degree temps, for six hours.

 

Amazingly, they look fine.

 

They are amazing creatures.  Glad they are doing well.  And glad the GFCI worked as intended.  

 

Everyone says how "fragile" seramas are, but mine insist on sleeping outside, on top of their coop.  The past few nights have been really cold and damp, so I pick them up and put them inside, after dark.  But so far, the cold doesn't seem to bother them much.   

Swedish ducks, golden comets, large fowl lavender orpingtons, bantam english chocolate orpingtons, bantam cochins, OEGBs, Seramas, and Call Ducks!
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Swedish ducks, golden comets, large fowl lavender orpingtons, bantam english chocolate orpingtons, bantam cochins, OEGBs, Seramas, and Call Ducks!
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