I'm a JUNKY !!!!

Discussion in 'Quail' started by quailmale, May 23, 2011.

  1. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Why is incubating eggs so addictive ? As most know until about 3 months ago I had no Quail or had never incubated nothing other than the Flu. So I bought 100 Bobs, then 150 Coturnix, then 10 turkeys, now I've done it agan, 200 more Jumbo Cortunix. I can't stop. [​IMG]
    (And before you ask YES I have pens for them all).......[​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hatching is addicting. And watching those babies come out of the egg is much fun. I love them when they are only a week old. So cute they are. I had to pack away the incubator last year as I was in the same boat and I knew if I saw that bator this spring, I would go into action. But I have enough poultry running around the yard, what with chickens and quail, I am up to my ears in birds! [​IMG] And my quail are producing so many fertile eggs, it gets me thinking each time I go to remove them. [​IMG]
     
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:there's a section in BYC for that "problem" it's called HATCHAHOLICS....an awful large # of us subscribe to it.....
     
  4. Stellar

    Stellar The Quail Lady

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    It's addicting but the eggs are tasty and the birds too [​IMG]
     
  5. Hoppelchen

    Hoppelchen Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:The only worrying bit here is the turkey you hatched... and you're still at it, so I guess it was not 'cold'.... and 10 of them... omg, that doubles up as an agricultural gym! Here is my favorite video on how to pick 'em up:

    Then again, maybe that really is one of the mystical 23lb monster quails? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  6. MobyQuail

    MobyQuail c. giganticus

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    thank you, my name is model_A_tractor, I share your affliction.

    so far, for me, honesty with yourself and others and plenty of pens allows you to live with it.

    also, being able to use your birds and eggs for food, allows you to call it "sustainable farming?", I like to call it "self-medicating".
     
  7. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:AMEN BROTHER!! "sustainable farming" or "self-medicating" will both work. GAWD DAM, the pusher man!!!
     
  8. quailmale

    quailmale Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:The only worrying bit here is the turkey you hatched... and you're still at it, so I guess it was not 'cold'.... and 10 of them... omg, that doubles up as an agricultural gym! Here is my favorite video on how to pick 'em up:

    Then again, maybe that really is one of the mystical 23lb monster quails? [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]

    COLD ? It's been in the 90's on and off for a month...........oh and with all the birds I have 45 rabbits and counting ............[​IMG]
     
  9. JJMR794

    JJMR794 Overrun With Chickens

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    HOOKED ON HATCH [​IMG]
     
  10. Mibotsu

    Mibotsu Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my biggest wonder is....what to do with them all, i mean...thats gonna be tons of eggs.
     

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