French frogs

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by scflock, Nov 9, 2015.

  1. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Crowing

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    Ok, I'll go thinner next time. I'm just spraying the tray with bottled water a few times a day to keep it moist. I did a small test batch with BOSS and it's almost ready probably tomorrow, I'll feed it to them. Does the spray bottle sound ok?
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  2. LittleLakePhil

    LittleLakePhil Free Ranging

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    It happens if you peek in too much


    It's 5:04 here I'll join you pour mine strong it's gonna be a long night.
     
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  3. sideWing

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    I only did for a staggered hatch SC.

    Love it! And compared to what's out there I would vote for him in a second.

    Poor guys. These Wyandotte from Foley are so strange. All the eggs I have incubated have been fertile, but I have never seen him breed. Whenever I went outside the BCM cockerel used to domination breed like crazy, not this guy. Too good for it. The two of them also don't eat table scraps. They are a couple of sophisticated chickens.

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    I setup a timer and a $20 pump. The water flows through staggered trays. I feed fodder about every other day to keep them in greens for the winter.
     
  4. LittleLakePhil

    LittleLakePhil Free Ranging

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    Eggs.....I hear your boys coming home for Christmas.....glad for you...
     
  5. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    That looked thin enough to me, just saying don't go thicker, lol... spraying might be fine, but you really want to rinse or you might start getting mold in next couple days... are you draining it after spraying? You also do not want it sitting in water... it's ok for it to dry up a bit, too much sitting water and by day 6 you'll smell it, trust me... :sick
     
  6. WVduckchick

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    Cheers!
    Papa Johns is on the way too :)
     
  7. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    Sidewing maybe your Wyandotte boy is just modest :)
     
  8. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    I think perhaps their tails are just on backwards and he is just missing things WV [​IMG] or else sidewing is using his binoculars wrong.
     
  9. RubyNala97

    RubyNala97 Crowing

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    I've seen setups like that on YouTube. Do you have like a wooden shelf thing and trays on each shelf? That's the real deal. I'm just doing small little batches. Keep me busy and the chickens happy through winter.

    I poked tons of holes in the bottom. But I'm still getting a little water accumulation. So I tilt it and drain it. I think I need bigger holes!
     
  10. Ravynscroft

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    Roots will go through the holes... just stay with lots of holes and tilting it... same thing I had to do... :/
     
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