hello from wa state

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pbjls, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. pbjls

    pbjls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    as I right this I have my feet up on my incubator with 12 dozen eggs in it. I have three brood buildings with about 15 homeade brooders. I have 10 or 12 field pens that we designed and built. we pull them accross 20 acres of pasture. I have a roller mill, augers, and a feed mixer. I expect 18 tons of grain to arrive wednesday. we make our own GMO free feed for both hogs and poultry. we mostly raise meat birds, but Iam starting to get into layers.

    I am new to incubating and you will probably see me asking questions about it. I do, however know a fair amount about feed and care of chicks and adult birds as well as processing meat birds.

    paul
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Paul, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! I'd have my feet up too if I had as much going on as you! 12 dozen eggs in the incubator!! Good luck and happy hatching!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Paul, it sounds like you are ready for expansion - welcome to BYC.
     
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    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG], hope you have a great hatch!
     
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  10. pbjls

    pbjls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    sadly, I fear the worst for this hatch. It is my first attempt incubting and I believe I have made a major mistake. It has been a week and there is no sign of growth in the first 12 eggs I candled. I will check the calibration on the temp, and use trays to hold the eggs point down instead of on the side on the next batch. I will do a little more research on humidity as well.
     

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