Getting the flock out of here - a diary of a crazy chicken man

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by ozexpat, Dec 25, 2012.

  1. el pollo rey

    el pollo rey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well back from the U.S 81 eggs in total carried by hand in my carry on no bumps no bangs the tsa in Detroit were great no X-ray no swab the flight was like being on rails perfect day to fly no USPS I drove and picked up all eggs,, this morning we will set both bators running all night and stable ,,,, this is it the culmination of months of planing and research thanks to oz who was the final inspiration in the decision to go forward with this crazy idea... as of now all is on track and moving along thanks to all for all the help
     
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  2. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    may the flock be with you

    well done!!
     
  3. Sally Sunshine

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

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  4. el pollo rey

    el pollo rey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    . Tnx Sally ! Super exited !!!!
     
  5. LFchixranch

    LFchixranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Well as fate would have it, I had to get ride of my flock and will be relocating back to PA. This pic is a few years old but I pretty much haven't changed except for some more grey hair and a few more wrinkles. Oz great to hear the adaption process is steaming ahead although slow for every bodies liking.
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  6. hillfloweranch

    hillfloweranch Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hey oz where'd you get that shipping foam that was pre-cut for eggs???
     
  7. piglett

    piglett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    he ya go http://www.texaspoultry.com/foam.htm
    it's not cheep but who wants broken eggs?




    piglett
     
  8. Bens-Hens

    Bens-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    I have to throw a post down in here, it's slipping down my profile feed!

    Glad to hear the adoption process is moving forward.

    As for the foam, would it not be that hard and a heap cheaper to buy from a rubber/foam place and take the time to cut your own egg holes?

    Something like this acoustic foam is 50cm x 50cm and $13.50AU, just needs the egg holes cut. A shop like Clarks will even cut them to spec if your happy to pay.

    http://www.clarkrubber.com.au/acoustic-convoluted-foam.html

    This one is $15 a sheet (same size) but has deeper convolute, could pretty much not cut a hole and just fill the un-used holes.

    http://www.clarkrubber.com.au/convoluted-foam-square.html
     
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  9. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Thanks Ben. We used to have that foam available in hospitals as egg crate mattresses - single patient use. Every now and then, one used to end up in a nurses apartment [​IMG]
     
  10. SusanRenee

    SusanRenee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    SFH!!! I have 4 due to hatch this week, trying to get more. I love them, it's like a box of chocolates, so many colors!
     

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