Hello from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nicholasotto7, Dec 6, 2016.

  1. nicholasotto7

    nicholasotto7 New Egg

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    Hello.

    My name is Nicholas and hand been raising and showing cchickens for over 20 years. (Meat chickens). Well decided to get into the egg chickens. From a ag background I plan on doing lots of Experimenting. As for now I have 10 Easter eager hens, 20 cuckoo Maran hens (4 weeks old) and 20 Welsomer hens on order due in February.

    Should be a fun journey

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    And some baby's in the brooder

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    Thanks and hope to have a great journey here
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to the egg side -- and to BYC!
     
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  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
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  4. nicholasotto7

    nicholasotto7 New Egg

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    Thanks. Having a lot of trouble with incubators. Hatch rates are terrible. Think I'm fixing to build one. Any critiques welcome. Temp on little giant is hard. I have even added a good hydrometer and good temp gauges and still having trouble. So I want to build one that I can keep perfect as far as temp and humidity. Seems like a good project. Heck I have over a 100$ in accessories on my little giant so should be able to build one for little of nothin
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Nicholas and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us. Just type DIY incubators in the search box and see what pops up - there may be some inspiration for you.

    Good luck with incubator build and let us know how it goes.

    Best wishes
    CT
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    What beautiful colors of eggs you have.

    Thanks for joining us, good luck with your diy incubator project!
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  8. Flock Master64

    Flock Master64 Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow Hello Nicholasotto7!! Welcome to Backyard Chickens. I'm glad you could join us!

    Marans are one of my favorite breeds. How do you like them?
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under nicholasotto7 [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy BYC; not only is it overflowing with lots of useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures about chickens, turkeys, duck, quail, Peas and pretty much any other feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the BYC flock [​IMG]
     

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