Making the most of it.

Discussion in 'Family Life - Stories, Pictures & Updates' started by lindalouly, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Heyo :) glad to see you posting, when times are hard I think back to something Daniel tosh said on the subject and I quote "at least you didn't get your head soccer punted off by a roller coaster". Always gives me a little chuckle.
    Molts always make my girls look ugly and the ones my roo is super friendly with stand out more:)
    Stay positive, keep it up and keep posting.
    Attimus
     
  2. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Hahahahahahahahaha, good stuff Attimus!!! I will try hard to keep up with my thread and not let it die again.
     
  3. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    :D. About the egg production.....my girls are on strike. We haven't had eggs in awhile. I tell them every night, "I feed you, you feed me!". They don't listen:lau
     
  4. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How's it going? Happy to say we are getting eggs again FiNaLlY!!! :D
     
  5. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Been consistent double digits here. All these ee's are finally pulling their weight. Speaking of weight I'm most likely getting a handful of bantams this spring.
    Attimus
     
  6. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom


    Alright!!!!!!' No chicken stew this week!!!
     
  7. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    Lucky girls. I'm looking into incubators now so I'll have meat when I want it. That and hatching cute adorable chicks can be an addiction, have you seen serama chicks BTW. Worth the Google. Definitely deserve an"omg". I'm getting some this spring. :)
    Attimus
     
  8. lindalouly

    lindalouly Grd Ctrl 2 Major Tom

    Attimus, I highly recommend making one over buying one. There are many ways to do it and it's pretty simple. I hope you hatch cause it is super cool. Knowing you, you would build the mother of all incubators.
     
  9. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Flock Master

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    Attimus. I agree wholeheartedly with Linda. Could you wire a lamp, if you had explicit instructions and all of the materials sitting on a table in front of you? If so, or if you know someone who could help you with that task, you can build your own incubator. You'll spend a fraction of the cost compared to buying an incubator, and it will be as good as, and most likely much better than one that would cost many $$$$$. Look for "how to" videos by Rush Lane poultry. And buy a STC 1000 temp controller, add a computer fan on a 12 V converter (old fashioned phone charger) and you'll be ready to go!
     
  10. attimus

    attimus Chillin' With My Peeps

    @birdman55 has a great tutorial on his thread, with alot of pictures. I also have his number so this is a highly feasible and the most likely route. As a matter of fact I'll be texting him when I'm done here. Lol.
    Guess I just needed that extra nudge.
    Attimus
     

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