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Day 8 of incubation: SOMETHING IS UP WITH THE EGG. SOMETHING PIPPED A HOLE IN THE SIDE. OH LOOK. NOW SOMETHING IS ZIPPING A CRACK AROUND THE TOP. WE KEEP SEEING LIKE A LITTLE TOOTH BREAKING THE SHELL. AND "BEEP, BEEP, BEEP, PEEEP, PEEEP." TED'S OUT AND ABOUT! THEODORE'S FIRST DAY THEODORE AT 3HRS ROBIN AND THEODORE THEODORE'S NEW HOME WITH ONLOOKERS
2009-11-30 here are our four laying hens. Cornbread All Four: The Trouble Maker, but the one producing most eggs: First of use Eggs in Our Food (3rd and 4th Eggs collected)
Building a DIY egg incubator. Robin's mother is visiting a sister in another state so i was able to snag a few things: 1. A lamp and an extension chord with line splitters: 2. and got a fan from a compute not in use: Items purchase are shown below (except the replacement fan which came later). i didn't use the wire nuts and only one of the baskets. below you can see the general layout before I permanently locked these things into place with hardware cloth (big...
one of the four chickens started releasing a dark, very liquid poop about four days ago. it had been very cold. I have only see shat of liquid sort once and it has white matter in it. i'm posting a photo of it below. It's the the shat on the upper right (dark brown on apple tree leaf) is the shat i saw all over the yard and porch. if someone knows of an illness or condition that caused this, please let me know. it might still be going on and i'm just not seeing the shat. i'm hoping...
Peabody Massachusetts Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens Allowednot specifiedRoosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredYesCoop Restrictionsnone providedCity/Organization Contact namePublic Services - (978) 536-0600Additional InformationARTICLE I. IN GENERAL Sec. 6-1. Permit required to keep certain animals; term of permit. No person shall keep or allow to be kept upon any premises in his possession within the city, horses, swine, sheep, goats, fowl and cows,...
Addison Texas Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens AllowedUnder three if the coop is within 150 of a residence. the wording is confusing.Roosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredNoCoop Restrictionsnone providedCity/Organization Contact nameGeneral Services 972- 450-2800Additional InformationSec. 10-9. Requirements on keeping livestock and fowl. (a) It shall be unlawful for any owner to keep or harbor any livestock or three or more fowl within the corporate limits...
Six White Silkie Eggs Set March 15th, 2010. This is an incubator we threw together very quickly. A local pet store gave us the cooler from a recent shipment of live fish. Heat Regulation - The hot water heater is the cheap one from HD mounted ~2" above a 60W bulb in a socket i scrapped out of an old lamp. Several holes were drilled on top above the eggs and several holes were drilled below the light. Barrier b/n chicks and heat/fan - Scrap Hardware Wire sewn together with thin wire....
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