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. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    honestly, i had such little sleep i was numb. i knew it would get here - it was just as matter of when. there are just shy of 300 eggs in that puppy and tomorrow will age them one more day.

    i am going to have a few hrs sleep. go and buy plywood then find a few broodies at my mother in law's house to put some eggs under.
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  2. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens

    Hoping that you got enough sleep and got those eggs settled!

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  3. LFchixranch

    LFchixranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 9, 2013
    South Central PA
    You go OZ[​IMG]. My crossables are crossed for you. If I had the means I'd go along for the ride on one of your trips. Work for travel deal. Credentials are, strong back weak mind, love chickens and cold beer.[​IMG]
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  4. hillfloweranch

    hillfloweranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2012
    Los Angeles, California
    waiting with baited breath for pics and updates!! [​IMG]
  5. CayuseRanch

    CayuseRanch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 4, 2011
    Newalla, Oklahoma
    ditto. Bet the pics come when he gets back though.
  6. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    eggs are set.

    80 quail
    24 guinea fowl
    36 turkey
    13 peafowl
    20 goose
    way too many chickens

    pics real soon

    its 1045pm and i am back in the city. up at 4 am to put the car on the first ferry at 6

    i get to see my wife and kids in 2 days.
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  7. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm


    eggs packed in foam too small. by the time usps finished with them - not many wellies or bcm left

    my buddy getting technical on a turner


    Bernie with lunch


    the new mega bator
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  8. maryhysong

    maryhysong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2012
    Claypool, Arizona
    HOLY CR*P! that is going to be a HUGE bator! how many eggs do you think it will hold? so sorry about the Wellies and BCM eggs; just makes me sick to open a box and see that kind of damage ;-(
  9. Sally Sunshine

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

    Aug 23, 2012
    My Coop
    holy mega structure!
  10. Bens-Hens

    Bens-Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

    That 'bator is going to change weather patterns!

    How did Bernie go with your bet?
    Last edited: May 27, 2013

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