Final count of survivors

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WriterofWords, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Out of the three incubators that were fully loaded when we lost power I have these survivors:

    5 Giant Coturnix
    4 of Charlotte's
    3 of Reds
    2 of Whitey's last eggs did hatch and so far are fine, they hatched yesterday about 3 days late and I'm giving the other 2 eggs a couple more days.

    Lost:
    All Buttons (again, I give up)
    All of my own quails eggs, the ones that were killed.
    The rest of Charlotte's, Whitey's, Hershey's, the Sister's, the Silkie's, and the Polish.

    I guess 14 was better than nothing all things considered, but it sure puts a damper on my enthusiasm right now. I wanted to try and do Buttons in the class but I'm not going to do anything until after Christmas now.
     
  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    Sorry for your loss [​IMG]
     
  3. SterlingAcres

    SterlingAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 17, 2008
    Poconos, PA
    Awww I'm sorry! [​IMG]
     
  4. newchickenfamily

    newchickenfamily Chillin' With My Peeps

    Bummer!! [​IMG]
     
  5. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    Thanks, I'm happy to have some survivors, it was just such a let down to have that happen right after I candled and had so much life in there!
     
  6. ZykloniaDark-GothikRanchr

    ZykloniaDark-GothikRanchr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This may intrest you, I am going to make a few of these, since we have had more hurricanes in our area lately, here is the link http://www.rain.org/~philfear/how2solar.html
    it
    is fairly inexpensive, and considering how bad you feel over your loss, it will be worth it to hopefully never have to feel that way again!!! I am going to make the SUPER one to run my whole water pump shed!!!

    I am so sorry you lost your fluffies :aww
     
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

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    That is really interesting thank you! We are making solar cookers and other items in class this coming week, we may just try and make that too!
     

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