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

    When I got my update just now on the quail, Analou said more than 20 A&M and too many (to count) Jumbo and Standard Pharaoh.

    I guess that means a whole lot more than greater than 20. In about 3 hours Bernie will start leg banding the Jumbos and put them in the brooder. I will have a better count then.

    With the hatch rates I had been getting, I knew that I would just have to throw enough eggs at the bator but now we have technique so improved, I could have thrown less. We are going to be in the business of quail eggs.
     
  2. joannefiddler

    joannefiddler Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oz, 10th anniversary is diamonds, 20th is china, then 18th...must be quail!!! Congratulations on the fantastic results!
     
  3. lindz8504

    lindz8504 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay on the quail! [​IMG]
     
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  4. piglett

    piglett Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i was thinking about adding 15% beef fat & grinding the extra boys up.

    she already made a batch of salty eggs

    she plans to sell tyhem to her FB friends

    maybe she can add balut to the lineup :)
     
  5. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    beef fat will work too.

    you may become the duck royals of new england
     
  6. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    exactly 100 quail hatched from 300 eggs.

    a good start to the hatch-fest.
     
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  7. OffGridMAMA

    OffGridMAMA Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sharing cuteness ;) my 8 Turkey poults

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  8. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    very cute OGM.

    I am so jelous!! i need poults
     
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  9. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Pictures already (date stamp is off but taken 3 hrs ago)

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    the new quail condo

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  10. dpenning

    dpenning Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

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    Cute overload. Makes me want to lie on the floor with chicks all over me. :) Do some of the yellow ones have a marks on their head? Looks like a marker smudge.
     

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