Articles from PandoraTaylor

Pandora's Poultry & Parrot Playhouse AKA: RT Poultry n Things Informational links: [URL]http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoomommy/[/URL] -incubation & candling pics [URL]http://s1018.photobucket.com/home/PandoraTaylor/index[/URL] - My photobucket [URL]http://community.webshots.com/user/duchesspandora[/URL] - My Webshots [URL]http://rtpoultrynthings.weebly.com/[/URL] - My website (under construction/additions coming) [URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=4390992#p4390992[/URL] The Orginal Alaska Hatching thread! Closed June...
-30 today and still like the outdoors? Flock still playing in the coop/run instead of inside where it is warmer! Above left to right: Light Brahma Rooster 25 weeks old today! Black Sex Link Hen on nest
So the new coop is underway. We are converting an old building that had been used as a Acrtic entry (long ago) & storage (by my mom for years). So here is a few starting pictures. First note, it is full of all kinds of stuff. Second note the roof is falling in! well first we have to remove most of the stuff, we started by taking out anything not salvagable, and sorting through the remaining stuff. We have to remove the roof, ceiling and all the rotten wood. next is getting the Roof...
[URL]http://www.flickr.com/photos/zoomommy/[/URL] -incubation & candling pics [URL]http://s1018.photobucket.com/home/PandoraTaylor/index[/URL] - My photobucket [URL]http://community.webshots.com/user/duchesspandora[/URL] - My Webshots [URL]http://rtpoultrynthings.weebly.com/[/URL] - My website (under construction/additions coming) [URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?pid=4390992#p4390992[/URL] The Orginal Alaska Hatching thread! Closed June 2010. Reference Book Library: The Chicken Health Handbook by Gail Damerow Storey's...
January hatch didn't go as planned. But I learned a bit about the humidity in Alaska and the incubators I have. I have a lot more learning to do.... Humidity in my home in January is very low 0-12% most days. So I have to compensate for that in the incubator by adding more water. Humidity in the incubator should read about 35% day 1-18 Humidity in the hatcher day 19-Hatch should be 65-75%. Putting in a couple of sponges, papertowels under the mesh works great for adding humidity through...
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