If it wasn't for bad luck......

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by mohillbilly, Jan 23, 2012.

  1. mohillbilly

    mohillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    just got done putting a fire out in my chicken coop/ hatching shed.[​IMG] (cause of fire lightning strike) I have 120 roasted chickens and no incubators other than a little giant that has been in a closet for the past 20 years. Oh well gives me an excuse to build a couple new ones and bring them up to date with turners. had only been using them for 30 years.

    This taught me one thing from now on instead of just 1 coop divided up for each breed I am going to build each breed their own house that way if it happens again I only lose one breed.
     
  2. ramirezframing

    ramirezframing Overrun With Chickens

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    Oh wow, sorry for your loss. Hopefully it won't be to hard to rebuild and replace your breeds. [​IMG]
     
  3. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast Premium Member

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    So sorry to hear this. WOW! Makes me glad it doesn't ran that much here.
     
  4. BHep

    BHep Overrun With Chickens

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    So Sorry for your loss. [​IMG]
     
  5. mohillbilly

    mohillbilly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I will be building my coops as I get chickens for them..As for the incubators I had built them 30 years ago so I shouldn't have much problem replacing them. I will just build 2- 250 egg incubators and a 500 egg hatcher.
    As far the birds go I wont be replacing All of the breeds I had. Instead I think this time around I will get some rarer breeds like marans, and other dark brown egg layers.
     

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