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

    we are just waiting on the judges ruling.

    then its waiting for the Phils to record the ruling and for the USA to issue passports.

    Maybe by April they can all come here
  2. Tomtommom

    Tomtommom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 14, 2013
    Montevallo, AL
    I love the voluptuous hula gal, btw.

    That looks like some of my mother's packing, only she used to do it on a bicycle (leave it up to Dutch folks to move house on the back of a bike!). Glad it all worked out rather smoothly, considering the circumstances.
  3. Penny Hen

    Penny Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2013
    Goodlettsville, TN
    I thought you talking about controlling the temperature not the humidity. Like if it takes you several days to get enough to fill a bator it would hold the eggs at 60˚F until you had enough to fill an incubator. Of course come to think of it you are talking about a lot of chickens so it might not take long at all.
  4. hillfloweranch

    hillfloweranch Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 18, 2012
    Los Angeles, California
    Hi Oz,

    Hope your family is safe and well, as well as your flock! Been off grid for awhile but just wanted to drop in and say hi.

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  5. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    i have given up trying to store eggs at 60F
    we just set every 5 days when in incubation mode.
  6. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Hi HFR

    My family is great. The kids slid back into their swimming lessons yesterday. The unpacking will take a while as there is no rush. The nannies are having a few days off after the long treck.

    I presume you have things you are dealing with.

    Know that I am here if you need anything my friend.
  7. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    Hey HFR

    It looks like I got a pair of Andlusians!!

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  8. maryhysong

    maryhysong Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2012
    Claypool, Arizona
    That's wonderful! So glad things are all right and not too much lost for you and yours. Very sad the death and destruction every where. Some Filipino friends here are saying the government there is very corrupt and that much aid and money is not getting where it needs to be. They are sending a family member over to Manilla to get supplies and take them to their family in an area that was hit hard.
  9. ozexpat

    ozexpat CocoBeach Farm

    I think your friends are wrong and comments like theirs are as detrimental for the plea for aid as the corrupt politicians.

    There certainly are problems with corruption within the Philippine government but sending money through NGO like Red Cross or UNICEF is not going to line people's pockets. There are countless organizations doing incredible work to help those 2 million that have lost their homes, have no clean water and no food.

    I have to restrain from getting on my soapbox here.
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2013
  10. piglett

    piglett Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2012
    all is well in new hampshire OZ
    glad to hear that Mrs OZ is back home again
    my inlaws are are well
    their house pulled through fine
    my farther inlaw did loose 30,000 pesos worth of fish traps
    they were in about 400 feet of water & when the storm came through the blue barrels that had been used as markers got washed away
    i hope he put aside some of the profit from them so he can build replacements

    Marily is back working but is still on lite duty till the 22nd

    no snow yet here but it is getting cooler

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