ATTN Katy!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by tazcat70, Jun 5, 2008.

  1. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!


    First these babies are GORGEOUS!

    Second- Is your waterer in this picture one of those made from an old tire? Where a piece of rubber is added to the center?


    BTW are these the survivors of the dogs or was this picture taken before the dogs?
  2. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    As I was trying to answer this several hours ago our electricity went out!! I went down and covered the bators right away. I've got eggs 2 days away from hatching on down to 2 weeks to go yet. One got down to to 85 and the other was at 92. Not sure why the difference in temps since they were all covered the same. It finally came back on a little bit ago.

    In answer to your question Tonya....The picture is pre dog. The ones I've got left are doing fine. Some are due to hatch in a couple of days and then I've got others in the incubator due in the next couple of weeks.

    The waterer is a feed dish that they sell at Orschelns. I like them because they don't tip over very easily. I wish they weren't black....they heat the water up pretty good in the summer if they're out in the sun. They're nice in the winter because I just flip them over, step on the bottom and the ice falls out. They're pretty tough....and not too expensive.

    How's the little one doing? [​IMG]
  3. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Thanks, I will have to get one the next time I go. I hate the waterer I have now. I have gravity fed red and white one-YUCK! It is always a mess/empty/or something.

    We didn't lose power, but that tornado watch/warning seemed to be heading right for us when it thankfully went caput! The winds were strong enough to blow off the sheets of wood I have over the run for shade.

    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] for the babies in the bators! I am sure that they will be fine though.

    Trenton is doing GREAT! He now weighs 9 pounds 2 ounces! My mother is sure I am feeding him Miracle Grow. I am really beginning to get nervous. We go to court on the 18th to finalize the adoption and we still have not gotten our background checks from the FBI back yet! Or paid off our attorney...sigh.

    Through it all I have felt Gods presence in my heart, and so I am sure that it will all work itself out. It is just that sometimes my head doesn't hear it and starts to worry. [​IMG]

    How is your grand daughter doing? I hope all is well with her, it is amazing how kids bounce back!
  4. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    I'm sure it will all go well with the adoption. I'll keep your family in my thoughts and prayers.

    The grandbaby is sick again, but not like last time thank goodness. She's just been running some fever the last couple days and being more grumpy than she normally is.

    Did you go to Yoder last week? I was going to take some young roos and then at the last minute some stuff came up and so I guess they'll stay here till the next one. I'm worried we'll be cutting wheat and I won't get to go next time either!
  5. tazcat70

    tazcat70 I must be crazy!

    Ahh that is too bad that she isn't feeling well. Hopefully, she will or has bounced back. This crazy weather we have been having has been making alot of people ill.

    I did not go to Yoder. Life has been kinda crazy, and when I mentioned going my husband gave me "The LOOK". I wouldn't buy anything, but he didn't want to take the chance. hee hee!

    With all this rain are you getting concerned about getting into the field to do the cutting? I noticed that around here it is already getting the golden color. If you don't mind me asking how many acres do you plant? Did you plant some acres in corn? There seems to be more of that around here this year too. Hopefully farmers will make a greater profit this year.

    I am sure that it (the rain) has caused trouble for the hay crop..causing it to lose protein.

    Do you move your cattle to a different location for the summer?

    Sorry about all the questions, I must be missing school...darn AG student.

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